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Megachile opposita  Smith, 1853
Taxonomic Serial No.: 761912

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Megachile ruficeps Friese, 1903
 
    Megachile semivestita (Smith, 1853)
 
    Megachile algira Radoszkowski, 1874
 
    Chalicodoma semivestita Smith, 1853
 
    Chalicodoma oppositum (Smith, 1853)
 
    Chalicodoma ruficeps (Friese, 1903)
 
    Megachile determinata Smith, 1879
 
    Chalicodoma florale oppositum (Smith, 1853)
 
    Chalicodoma florale ruficeps (Friese, 1903)
 
  Common Name(s):    
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                            SuperorderHolometabola   
                               OrderHymenoptera  – abelha, formiga, vespa, ants, bees, wasps  
                                  SuborderApocrita  – abeilles, fourmis, guêpes véritables, narrow-waisted hymenopterans, ants, bees, true wasps  
                                     InfraorderAculeata   
                                        SuperfamilyApoidea  – bees, sphecoid wasps, apoid wasps  
                                           FamilyMegachilidae  – leafcutting bees  
                                              SubfamilyMegachilinae   
                                                 TribeMegachilini   
                                                    GenusMegachile Latreille, 1802  
                                                       SpeciesMegachile opposita Smith, 1853  
    Direct Children:  
                                                          Subspecies Megachile opposita opposita Smith, 1853  
                                                          Subspecies Megachile opposita ruficeps Friese, 1903  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: John S. Ascher, PhD  
  Notes: Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore   
  Reference for: Megachile opposita    
       
  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. 1 February, 2020. Discover Life bee species guide and world checklist (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila). http://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20q?guide=Apoidea_species   
  Reference for: Megachile opposita   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Smith, Frederick / Gray, John Edward, ed.  
  Publication Date: 1853   
  Article/Chapter Title: Andrenidae and Apidae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Catalogue of Hymenopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, Part I   
  Page(s): 465   
  Publisher: Taylor and Francis   
  Publication Place: London, England   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: Available at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/18380248   
  Reference for: original description   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Southern Asia  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

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