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Melissodes  Latreille, 1829
Taxonomic Serial No.: 634194

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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  
                                                 TribeEucerini  – Long-horned Bees  
                                                       GenusMelissodes Latreille, 1829  
    Direct Children:  
                                                          Species Melissodes ablusus Cockerell, 1926  
                                                          Species Melissodes agilis Cresson, 1879  
                                                          Species Melissodes apicatus Lovell and Cockerell, 1906  
                                                          Species Melissodes appressus LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes baileyi Cockerell, 1906  
                                                          Species Melissodes bicoloratus LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes bidentis Cockerell, 1914  
                                                          Species Melissodes bimaculatus (Lepeletier, 1825)  
                                                          Species Melissodes bimatris LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes blandus LaBerge, 1956  
                                                          Species Melissodes boltoniae Robertson, 1905  
                                                          Species Melissodes brevipygus LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes bruneri (Cockerell, 1918)  
                                                          Species Melissodes cajennensis (Lepeletier, 1841)  
                                                          Species Melissodes cerussatus LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes cestus Krombein, 1953  
                                                          Species Melissodes clarkiae LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes colliciatus Cockerell, 1910  
                                                          Species Melissodes coloradensis Cresson, 1879  
                                                          Species Melissodes comatus LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes communis Cresson, 1879  
                                                          Species Melissodes compositus Tucker, 1909  
                                                          Species Melissodes comptoides Robertson, 1898  
                                                          Species Melissodes confusus Cresson, 1879  
                                                          Species Melissodes coreopsis Robertson, 1905  
                                                          Species Melissodes crocinus LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes cubensis LaBerge, 1956  
                                                          Species Melissodes dagosus Cockerell, 1909  
                                                          Species Melissodes denticulatus Smith, 1854  
                                                          Species Melissodes dentiventris Smith, 1854  
                                                          Species Melissodes desponsus Smith, 1854  
                                                          Species Melissodes druriellus (Kirby, 1802)  
                                                          Species Melissodes ecuadorius Bertoni and Schrottky, 1910  
                                                          Species Melissodes elegans LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes exilis LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes expolitus LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes fasciatellus LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes fimbratus Cresson, 1879  
                                                          Species Melissodes flexus LaBerge, 1956  
                                                          Species Melissodes floris Cockerell, 1896  
                                                          Species Melissodes foxi Crawford, 1915  
                                                          Species Melissodes fumosus LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes gelidus LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes gilensis Cockerell, 1896  
                                                          Species Melissodes glenwoodensis Cockerell, 1905  
                                                          Species Melissodes grindeliae Cockerell, 1898  
                                                          Species Melissodes haitiensis LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes humilior Cockerell, 1903  
                                                          Species Melissodes hurdi LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes hymenoxidis Cockerell, 1906  
                                                          Species Melissodes illatus Lovell and Cockerell, 1906  
                                                          Species Melissodes interruptus LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes intortus Cresson, 1872  
                                                          Species Melissodes labiatarum Cockerell, 1896  
                                                          Species Melissodes leprieuri Blanchard, 1849  
                                                          Species Melissodes limbus LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes lupinus Cresson, 1879  
                                                          Species Melissodes lustrus LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes lutulentus LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes maestus LaBerge, 1956  
                                                          Species Melissodes manipularis Smith, 1854  
                                                          Species Melissodes martinicensis Cockerell, 1917  
                                                          Species Melissodes melanurus (Cockerell, 1916)  
                                                          Species Melissodes menuachus Cresson, 1868  
                                                          Species Melissodes metenuus Cockerell, 1924  
                                                          Species Melissodes micheneri LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes microstictus Cockerell, 1905  
                                                          Species Melissodes mimicus Cresson, 1869  
                                                          Species Melissodes minusculus LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes mitchelli LaBerge, 1956  
                                                          Species Melissodes monoensis LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes montanus Cresson, 1879  
                                                          Species Melissodes moorei Cockerell, 1926  
                                                          Species Melissodes morosa Cresson, 1879  
                                                          Species Melissodes morrilli Cockerell, 1918  
                                                          Species Melissodes negligendus Cockerell, 1951  
                                                          Species Melissodes nigroaeneus (Smith, 1854)  
                                                          Species Melissodes nigrocaudus LaBerg, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes niveus Robertson, 1895  
                                                          Species Melissodes ochraeus LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes opuntiellus Cockerell, 1911  
                                                          Species Melissodes pallidisignatus Cockerell, 1905  
                                                          Species Melissodes panamensis Cockerell, 1928  
                                                          Species Melissodes paroselae Cockerell, 1905  
                                                          Species Melissodes paucipunctus LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes paululus LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes perlusus Cockerell, 1925  
                                                          Species Melissodes perpolitus LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes persimilis Cockerell, 1951  
                                                          Species Melissodes personatellus Cockerell, 1901  
                                                          Species Melissodes pexus LaBerg, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes pilleatus LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes plumosus LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes pullatellus LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes pullatus Cresson, 1865  
                                                          Species Melissodes raphaelis Cockerell, 1898  
                                                          Species Melissodes relucens LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes rivalis Cresson, 1872  
                                                          Species Melissodes robustior Cockerell, 1915  
                                                          Species Melissodes rufipes LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes rufodentatus Smith, 1854  
                                                          Species Melissodes saponellus Cockerell, 1908  
                                                          Species Melissodes scotti Cockerell, 1939  
                                                          Species Melissodes semilupinus Cockerell, 1905  
                                                          Species Melissodes sexcinctus (Lepeletier, 1841)  
                                                          Species Melissodes snowii Cresson, 1879  
                                                          Species Melissodes sonorensis LaBerge, 1963  
                                                          Species Melissodes sphaeralceae Cockerell, 1896  
                                                          Species Melissodes stearnsi Cockerell, 1905  
                                                          Species Melissodes subagilis Cockerell, 1905  
                                                          Species Melissodes subillatus LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes submenuachus Cockerell, 1897  
                                                          Species Melissodes tepaneca Cresson, 1879  
                                                          Species Melissodes tepidus Cresson, 1879  
                                                          Species Melissodes terminatus LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes tescorum LaBerge, 1963  
                                                          Species Melissodes tessellatus LaBerge, 1956  
                                                          Species Melissodes thelypodii Cockerell, 1905  
                                                          Species Melissodes tibialis (Fabricius, 1804)  
                                                          Species Melissodes tinctus LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes tintinnans (Holmberg, 1884)  
                                                          Species Melissodes tribas LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes trifasciatus Cresson, 1879  
                                                          Species Melissodes trinodis Robertson, 1901  
                                                          Species Melissodes tristis Cockerell, 1894  
                                                          Species Melissodes tuckeri Cockerell, 1909  
                                                          Species Melissodes utahensis LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes velutinus (Cockerell, 1916)  
                                                          Species Melissodes verbesinarum Cockerell, 1905  
                                                          Species Melissodes vernalis LaBerge, 1961  
                                                          Species Melissodes vernoniae Robertson, 1902  
                                                          Species Melissodes wheeleri Cockerell, 1906  

  Expert: John S. Ascher, PhD  
  Notes: Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore   
  Reference for: Melissodes    
  Other Source(s):    
  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: Melissodes   
  Source: Hymenoptera Name Server version 1.5 19.xii.2007, website (version 1.5)  
  Acquired: 2018   
  Reference for: Melissodes   
  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: Melissodes   
  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: Melissodes   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Apparently the gender of Melissodes has always been treated as feminine by bee specialists. However, Doug Yanega (in litt., May 2008) has suggested that the gender should be masculine under ICZN Art. This matter needs further consideration  



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