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Centris  Fabricius, 1804
Taxonomic Serial No.: 634058

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2020   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderHymenoptera  – abelha, formiga, vespa, ants, bees, wasps  
                                  SuborderApocrita  – abeilles, fourmis, guępes véritables, narrow-waisted hymenopterans, ants, bees, true wasps  
                                        SuperfamilyApoidea  – bees, sphecoid wasps, apoid wasps  
                                           FamilyApidae  – euglossine, euglossines, honey bees, stingless bees  
                                                    GenusCentris Fabricius, 1804  
    Direct Children:  
                                                       Species Centris adani Cockerell, 1951  
                                                       Species Centris adunca Moure, 2003  
                                                       Species Centris aenea Lepeletier, 1841  
                                                       Species Centris aethiocesta Snelling, 1984  
                                                       Species Centris aethiops Cresson, 1865  
                                                       Species Centris aethyctera Snelling, 1974  
                                                       Species Centris agameta Snelling, 1974  
                                                       Species Centris agilis Smith, 1874  
                                                       Species Centris agiloides Snelling, 1984  
                                                       Species Centris albiceps Friese, 1900  
                                                       Species Centris americana (Klug, 1810)  
                                                       Species Centris amica Moure, 1960  
                                                       Species Centris analis (Fabricius, 1804)  
                                                       Species Centris ancashsumaq Zanella and Vivallo, 2009  
                                                       Species Centris angustifrons Snelling, 1966  
                                                       Species Centris anisitsi (Schrottky, 1908)  
                                                       Species Centris anomala Snelling, 1966  
                                                       Species Centris apache Vivallo, 2020  
                                                       Species Centris ardesiaca Friese, 1900  
                                                       Species Centris aterrima Smith, 1854  
                                                       Species Centris atra Friese, 1900  
                                                       Species Centris atripes Mocsáry, 1899  
                                                       Species Centris atriventris Mocsáry, 1896  
                                                       Species Centris aureiventris Vivallo, Vélez and Fernandez, 2013  
                                                       Species Centris bakeri Cockerell, 1912  
                                                       Species Centris barbadensis Cockerell, 1939  
                                                       Species Centris bicolor Lepeletier, 1841  
                                                       Species Centris bicornuta Mocsáry, 1899  
                                                       Species Centris bitaeniata Moure, 2002  
                                                       Species Centris boliviensis Mocsáry, 1899  
                                                       Species Centris braccata Packard, 1869  
                                                       Species Centris brethesi Schrottky, 1902  
                                                       Species Centris buchholzi Herbst, 1918  
                                                       Species Centris burgdorfi Friese, 1901  
                                                       Species Centris byrsonimae Mahlmann and F. F. Oliveira, 2012  
                                                       Species Centris caelebs Friese, 1900  
                                                       Species Centris caesalpiniae Cockerell, 1897  
                                                       Species Centris californica Timberlake, 1940  
                                                       Species Centris callospila Cockerell, 1937  
                                                       Species Centris carolae Snelling, 1966  
                                                       Species Centris carrikeri Cockerell, 1919  
                                                       Species Centris catsal Roig-Alsina, 2000  
                                                       Species Centris caurensis Cockerell, 1919  
                                                       Species Centris caxiensis Ducke, 1907  
                                                       Species Centris caymanensis Vivallo, 2014  
                                                       Species Centris celadonia Vivallo, Vélez and Fernández, 2016  
                                                       Species Centris ceratops Vélez and Vivallo, 2012  
                                                       Species Centris chilensis (Spinola, 1851)  
                                                       Species Centris chlorura Cockerell, 1919  
                                                       Species Centris chrysitis Lepeletier, 1841  
                                                       Species Centris cineraria Smith, 1854  
                                                       Species Centris clypeata Lepeletier, 1841  
                                                       Species Centris cockerelli Fox, 1899  
                                                       Species Centris collaris Lepeletier, 1841  
                                                       Species Centris concinna Smith, 1874  
                                                       Species Centris confusa Moure, 1960  
                                                       Species Centris conspersa Mocsáry, 1899  
                                                       Species Centris cordillerana Roig-Alsina, 2000  
                                                       Species Centris cornuta Cresson, 1865  
                                                       Species Centris crassipes Smith, 1874  
                                                       Species Centris danunciae Moure, 2002  
                                                       Species Centris decipiens Moure and Seabra, 1960  
                                                       Species Centris decolorata Lepeletier, 1841  
                                                       Species Centris decorata Smith, 1854  
                                                       Species Centris deiopeia Gribodo, 1892  
                                                       Species Centris dentata Smith, 1854  
                                                       Species Centris denudans Lepeletier, 1841  
                                                       Species Centris derasa Lepeletier, 1841  
                                                       Species Centris dichrootricha (Moure, 1945)  
                                                       Species Centris difformis Smith, 1854  
                                                       Species Centris dimidiata (Olivier, 1789)  
                                                       Species Centris dirrhoda Moure, 1960  
                                                       Species Centris discolor Smith, 1874  
                                                       Species Centris dixanthozona Moure and Seabra, 1962  
                                                       Species Centris domingensis Dalla Torre, 1896  
                                                       Species Centris dorsata Lepeletier, 1841  
                                                       Species Centris ectypha Snelling, 1974  
                                                       Species Centris eisenii Fox, 1893  
                                                       Species Centris elegans Smith, 1874  
                                                       Species Centris ephippia Smith, 1854  
                                                       Species Centris errans Fox, 1899  
                                                       Species Centris erythrosara Moure and Seabra, 1960  
                                                       Species Centris erythrotricha Seabra and Moure, 1961  
                                                       Species Centris escomeli Cockerell, 1926  
                                                       Species Centris euphenax Cockerell, 1913  
                                                       Species Centris eurypatana Snelling, 1984  
                                                       Species Centris facialis Mocsáry, 1899  
                                                       Species Centris fasciata Smith, 1854  
                                                       Species Centris ferrisi Cockerell, 1924  
                                                       Species Centris ferruginea Lepeletier, 1841  
                                                       Species Centris festiva Smith, 1854  
                                                       Species Centris fisheri Snelling, 1974  
                                                       Species Centris flavicans Moure, 2003  
                                                       Species Centris flavicollis Friese, 1924  
                                                       Species Centris flavifrons (Fabricius, 1775)  
                                                       Species Centris flavilabris Mocsáry, 1899  
                                                       Species Centris flavofasciata Friese, 1900  
                                                       Species Centris flavohirta Friese, 1900  
                                                       Species Centris flavopilosa Friese, 1925  
                                                       Species Centris flavothoracica Friese, 1900  
                                                       Species Centris fluviatilis Friese, 1924  
                                                       Species Centris frieseana Moure, 2003  
                                                       Species Centris fulva Friese, 1924  
                                                       Species Centris fulviventris Cresson, 1865  
                                                       Species Centris furcata (Fabricius, 1804)  
                                                       Species Centris fuscata Lepeletier, 1841  
                                                       Species Centris garleppi (Schrottky, 1913)  
                                                       Species Centris gavisa Snelling, 1988  
                                                       Species Centris gelida Snelling, 1984  
                                                       Species Centris grenadensis Cockerell, 1919  
                                                       Species Centris griseola Snelling, 1984  
                                                       Species Centris haemorrhoidalis (Fabricius, 1775)  
                                                       Species Centris harbisoni Snelling, 1974  
                                                       Species Centris heithausi Snelling, 1974  
                                                       Species Centris heterodonta Cockerell, 1912  
                                                       Species Centris hoffmanseggiae Cockerell, 1897  
                                                       Species Centris horvathi Friese, 1900  
                                                       Species Centris hyptidis Ducke, 1908  
                                                       Species Centris hyptidoides Roig-Alsina, 2000  
                                                       Species Centris insularis Smith, 1874  
                                                       Species Centris jujuyana Roig-Alsina, 2000  
                                                       Species Centris klugii Friese, 1900  
                                                       Species Centris labiata Friese, 1904  
                                                       Species Centris laevibullata Snelling, 1966  
                                                       Species Centris langsdorfii Blanchard, 1840  
                                                       Species Centris lanipes (Fabricius, 1775)  
                                                       Species Centris lanosa Cresson, 1872  
                                                       Species Centris lateritia Friese, 1900  
                                                       Species Centris laticincta (Spinola, 1841)  
                                                       Species Centris lilacina Cockerell, 1919  
                                                       Species Centris longimana Fabricius, 1804  
                                                       Species Centris lutea Friese, 1900  
                                                       Species Centris lyngbyei Jensen-Haarup, 1908  
                                                       Species Centris machadoi Azevedo and Silveira, 2005  
                                                       Species Centris maculifrons Smith, 1854  
                                                       Species Centris maranhensis Ducke, 1911  
                                                       Species Centris mariae Mocsáry, 1896  
                                                       Species Centris maroniana Cockerell, 1917  
                                                       Species Centris matoensis Cockerell, 1919  
                                                       Species Centris meaculpa Snelling, 1984  
                                                       Species Centris melampoda Moure, 2003  
                                                       Species Centris melanochlaena Smith, 1874  
                                                       Species Centris metathoracica Friese, 1912  
                                                       Species Centris mexicana Smith, 1854  
                                                       Species Centris mixta Friese, 1904  
                                                       Species Centris mocsaryi Friese, 1900  
                                                       Species Centris modesta Smith, 1854  
                                                       Species Centris moerens (Perty, 1833)  
                                                       Species Centris moldenkei Toro and Chiappa, 1989  
                                                       Species Centris mourei Roig-Alsina, 2000  
                                                       Species Centris muralis Burmeister, 1876  
                                                       Species Centris nebulosa Vivallo and Vélez, 2016  
                                                       Species Centris neffi Moure, 2000  
                                                       Species Centris nigerrima (Spinola, 1851)  
                                                       Species Centris nigrescens Lepeletier, 1841  
                                                       Species Centris nigriventris Burmeister, 1876  
                                                       Species Centris nigrocaerulea Smith, 1874  
                                                       Species Centris nigrofasciata Friese, 1900  
                                                       Species Centris nitens Lepeletier, 1841  
                                                       Species Centris nitida Smith, 1874  
                                                       Species Centris niveofasciata Friese, 1900  
                                                       Species Centris nobilis Westwood, 1840  
                                                       Species Centris nordestina Vivallo and Zanella, 2012  
                                                       Species Centris obscurior Michener, 1954  
                                                       Species Centris obsoleta Lepeletier, 1841  
                                                       Species Centris ocellaris Ducke, 1910  
                                                       Species Centris orellanai Ruiz, 1940  
                                                       Species Centris pachysoma Cockerell, 1919  
                                                       Species Centris pallida Fox, 1899  
                                                       Species Centris perforator Smith, 1874  
                                                       Species Centris pleuralis Friese, 1900  
                                                       Species Centris plumbea Moure, 2002  
                                                       Species Centris plumipes Smith, 1854  
                                                       Species Centris poecila Lepeletier, 1841  
                                                       Species Centris proxima Friese, 1900  
                                                       Species Centris pulchra Moure, Oliveira and Viana, 2003  
                                                       Species Centris quadrimaculata Packard, 1869  
                                                       Species Centris restrepoi Moure, 2002  
                                                       Species Centris rhodadelpha Cockerell, 1939  
                                                       Species Centris rhodomelas Timberlake, 1940  
                                                       Species Centris rhodophthalma Pérez, 1911  
                                                       Species Centris rhodoprocta Moure and Seabra, 1960  
                                                       Species Centris rhodopus Cockerell, 1897  
                                                       Species Centris rubripes Friese, 1900  
                                                       Species Centris rufescens Friese, 1899  
                                                       Species Centris rufipes Friese, 1900  
                                                       Species Centris rufohirta Friese, 1901  
                                                       Species Centris rufosuffusa Cockerell, 1935  
                                                       Species Centris rupestris Azevedo and Silveira, 2005  
                                                       Species Centris ruthannae Snelling, 1966  
                                                       Species Centris satana Snelling, 1984  
                                                       Species Centris scopipes Friese, 1900  
                                                       Species Centris scutellaris Friese, 1899  
                                                       Species Centris scutellata Friese, 1901  
                                                       Species Centris semicaerulea Smith, 1874  
                                                       Species Centris sericea Friese, 1900  
                                                       Species Centris similis (Fabricius, 1804)  
                                                       Species Centris singularis Ducke, 1904  
                                                       Species Centris smithiana Friese, 1901  
                                                       Species Centris smithii Cresson, 1879  
                                                       Species Centris spilopoda Moure, 1969  
                                                       Species Centris sponsa Smith, 1854  
                                                       Species Centris superba Ducke, 1904  
                                                       Species Centris tamarugalis Toro and Chiappa, 1989  
                                                       Species Centris tarsata Smith, 1874  
                                                       Species Centris terminata Smith, 1874  
                                                       Species Centris testacea Lepeletier, 1841  
                                                       Species Centris tetrazona Moure and Seabra, 1962  
                                                       Species Centris thelyopsis Vivallo and Melo, 2009  
                                                       Species Centris thoracica Lepeletier, 1841  
                                                       Species Centris tiburonensis Cockerell, 1923  
                                                       Species Centris toroi Zanella, 2002  
                                                       Species Centris torquata Moure and Seabra, 1962  
                                                       Species Centris transversa Pérez, 1905  
                                                       Species Centris tricolor Friese, 1900  
                                                       Species Centris trigonoides Lepeletier, 1841  
                                                       Species Centris unicincta Friese, 1924  
                                                       Species Centris unifasciata (Schrottky, 1913)  
                                                       Species Centris urens Moure, 2000  
                                                       Species Centris vallecaucensis Vivallo, Vélez and Fernández, 2016  
                                                       Species Centris vanduzeei Cockerell, 1923  
                                                       Species Centris vardyorum Roig-Alsina, 2000  
                                                       Species Centris varia (Erichson, 1848)  
                                                       Species Centris versicolor (Fabricius, 1775)  
                                                       Species Centris vidua Mocsáry, 1899  
                                                       Species Centris violacea Lepeletier, 1841  
                                                       Species Centris vittata Lepeletier, 1841  
                                                       Species Centris vogeli Roig-Alsina, 2000  
                                                       Species Centris vulpecula Burmeister, 1876  
                                                       Species Centris weilenmanni Friese, 1900  
                                                       Species Centris willineri Moure, 2000  
                                                       Species Centris xanthocnemis (Perty, 1833)  
                                                       Species Centris xanthomelaena Moure and Castro, 2001  
                                                       Species Centris xochipillii Snelling, 1984  
                                                       Species Centris xylocopoides Fox, 1899  
                                                       Species Centris zacateca Snelling, 1966  
                                                       Species Centris zonata Mocsáry, 1899  

  Expert: John S. Ascher, PhD  
  Notes: Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore   
  Reference for: Centris    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalogue of Bees (Hymenoptera, Apoidea) in the Neotropical..., website (version 03July2012)  
  Acquired: 2020   
  Notes: Moure, J. S., Urban, D., and G. A. R. Melo (Orgs). Catalogue of Bees (Hymenoptera, Apoidea) in the Neotropical Region. Available online at   
  Reference for: Centris   
  Source: Discover Life bee species guide and world checklist - Draft-54, website (version Draft-54)  
  Acquired: 2020   
  Notes: Ascher, J. S. and J. Pickering. 01 February, 2020. Discover Life bee species guide and world checklist (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila).   
  Reference for: Centris   
  Source: Hymenoptera Name Server version 1.5 19.xii.2007, website (version 1.5)  
  Acquired: 2018   
  Reference for: Centris   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Fabricii, Joh. Christ.  
  Publication Date: 1804   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Systema Piezatorum Secundum Ordines, Genera, Species adjectis Synonymis, Locis, Observationibus, Descriptionibus   
  Page(s): xiv+439   
  Publisher: Apud Carolum Reichard   
  Publication Place: Brunsvigae   
  Notes: Available at   
  Reference for: original description   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Michener, Charles D.  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Bees of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 913   
  Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-6133-0   
  Reference for: Centris   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Michener, Charles D.  
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Bees of the World, Second Edition   
  Page(s): xvi + 953   
  Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8573-6   
  Reference for: Centris   

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