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Melipona  Illiger, 1806
Taxonomic Serial No.: 634192

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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  
             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, guêpes véritables, narrow-waisted hymenopterans, ants, bees, true wasps  
                                        SuperfamilyApoidea  – bees, sphecoid wasps, apoid wasps  
                                           FamilyApidae  – euglossine, euglossines, honey bees, stingless bees  
                                                    GenusMelipona Illiger, 1806  
    Direct Children:  
                                                       Species Melipona amazonica Schulz, 1905  
                                                       Species Melipona ambigua Roubik and Camargo, 2012  
                                                       Species Melipona apiformis (Buysson, 1892)  
                                                       Species Melipona asilvai Moure, 1971  
                                                       Species Melipona baeri Vachal, 1904  
                                                       Species Melipona beecheii Bennett, 1831  
                                                       Species Melipona belizeae Schwarz, 1932  
                                                       Species Melipona bicolor Lepeletier, 1836  
                                                       Species Melipona boliviana Schwarz, 1932  
                                                       Species Melipona brachychaeta Moure, 1950  
                                                       Species Melipona bradleyi Schwarz, 1932  
                                                       Species Melipona capixaba Moure and Camargo, 1995  
                                                       Species Melipona captiosa Moure, 1962  
                                                       Species Melipona carrikeri Cockerell, 1920  
                                                       Species Melipona colimana Ayala, 1999  
                                                       Species Melipona compressipes (Fabricius, 1804)  
                                                       Species Melipona costaricensis Cockerell, 1920  
                                                       Species Melipona cramptoni Cockerell, 1920  
                                                       Species Melipona crinita Moure and Kerr, 1950  
                                                       Species Melipona dubia Moure and Kerr, 1950  
                                                       Species Melipona eburnea Friese, 1900  
                                                       Species Melipona fallax Camargo and Pedro, 2008  
                                                       Species Melipona fasciata Latreille, 1811  
                                                       Species Melipona fasciculata Smith, 1854  
                                                       Species Melipona favosa (Fabricius, 1798)  
                                                       Species Melipona flavolineata Friese, 1900  
                                                       Species Melipona fuliginosa Lepeletier, 1836  
                                                       Species Melipona fulva Lepeletier, 1836  
                                                       Species Melipona fuscata Lepeletier, 1836  
                                                       Species Melipona fuscopilosa Moure and Kerr, 1950  
                                                       Species Melipona grandis Guérin-Méneville, 1844  
                                                       Species Melipona illota Cockerell, 1919  
                                                       Species Melipona illustris Schwarz, 1932  
                                                       Species Melipona indecisa Cockerell, 1920  
                                                       Species Melipona insularis Roubik and Camargo, 2012  
                                                       Species Melipona interrupta Latreille, 1811  
                                                       Species Melipona lateralis Erichson, 1848  
                                                       Species Melipona lunulata Friese, 1900  
                                                       Species Melipona lupitae Ayala, 1999  
                                                       Species Melipona mandacaia Smith, 1863  
                                                       Species Melipona marginata Lepeletier, 1836  
                                                       Species Melipona melanoventer Schwarz, 1932  
                                                       Species Melipona micheneri Schwarz, 1951  
                                                       Species Melipona mimetica Cockerell, 1914  
                                                       Species Melipona mondury Smith, 1863  
                                                       Species Melipona nebulosa Camargo, 1988  
                                                       Species Melipona nigrescens Friese, 1900  
                                                       Species Melipona nitidifrons Benoist, 1933  
                                                       Species Melipona obscurior Moure, 1971  
                                                       Species Melipona ogilviei Schwarz, 1932  
                                                       Species Melipona orbignyi (Guérin-Méneville, 1844)  
                                                       Species Melipona panamica Cockerell, 1920  
                                                       Species Melipona paraensis Ducke, 1916  
                                                       Species Melipona peruviana Friese, 1900  
                                                       Species Melipona phenax Cockerell, 1920  
                                                       Species Melipona puncticollis Friese, 1902  
                                                       Species Melipona quadrifasciata Lepeletier, 1836  
                                                       Species Melipona quinquefasciata Lepeletier, 1836  
                                                       Species Melipona rufescens Friese, 1900  
                                                       Species Melipona rufiventris Lepeletier, 1836  
                                                       Species Melipona salti Schwarz, 1932  
                                                       Species Melipona schwarzi Moure, 1963  
                                                       Species Melipona scutellaris Latreille, 1811  
                                                       Species Melipona seminigra Friese, 1903  
                                                       Species Melipona solani Cockerell, 1912  
                                                       Species Melipona subnitida Ducke, 1911  
                                                       Species Melipona titania Gribodo, 1893  
                                                       Species Melipona torrida Friese, 1917  
                                                       Species Melipona trinitatis Cockerell, 1920  
                                                       Species Melipona triplaridis Cockerell, 1925  
                                                       Species Melipona tumupasae Schwarz, 1932  
                                                       Species Melipona variegatipes Gribodo, 1893  
                                                       Species Melipona yucatanica Camargo, Moure and Roubik, 1988  

  Expert: John S. Ascher, PhD  
  Notes: Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore   
  Reference for: Melipona    
  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: Melipona   
  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: Melipona   
  Source: Hymenoptera Name Server version 1.5 19.xii.2007, website (version 1.5)  
  Acquired: 2018   
  Reference for: Melipona   
  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: Melipona   
  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: Melipona   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Rasmussen, Claus, Jennifer C. Thomas, and Michael S. Engel  
  Publication Date: 2017   
  Article/Chapter Title: A New Genus of Eastern Hemisphere Stingless Bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae), with a Key to the Supraspecific Groups of Indomalayan and Australasian Meliponini   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Museum Novitates, no. 3888   
  Page(s): 1-33   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0003-0082   
  Notes: Available at   
  Reference for: Melipona   

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