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Megachile rufitarsis  (Lepeletier, 1841)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 762134

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Megachile geneana (Gribodo, 1894)
    Chalicodoma rufitarsis Lepeletier, 1841
    Megachile maurusia Vachal, 1910
    Chalicodoma geneana Gribodo, 1894
    Chalicodoma rufitarse Lepeletier, 1841
    Chalicodoma geneana rupestris (Friese, 1899)
    Chalicodoma muraria tingitana Friese, 1913
    Megachile geneana rupestris Friese, 1899
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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, guępes véritables, narrow-waisted hymenopterans, ants, bees, true wasps  
                                        SuperfamilyApoidea  – bees, sphecoid wasps, apoid wasps  
                                           FamilyMegachilidae  – leafcutting bees  
                                                    GenusMegachile Latreille, 1802  
                                                       SpeciesMegachile rufitarsis (Lepeletier, 1841)  

  Expert: John S. Ascher, PhD  
  Notes: Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore   
  Reference for: Megachile rufitarsis    
  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).   
  Reference for: Megachile rufitarsis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Lhomme, Patrick, Denis Michez, Stefanie Christmann, Erwin Scheuchl, Insafe el Abdouni, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2020   
  Article/Chapter Title: The wild bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) of Morocco   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, vol. 4892, no. 1   
  Page(s): 001-159   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Notes: DOI:10.11646/zootaxa.4892.1.1   
  Reference for: Megachile rufitarsis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ornosa, C., F. J. Ortiz-Sánchez, and F. Torres  
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catálogo de los Megachilidae del Mediterráneo Occidental (Hymenoptera, Apoidea). II. Lithurgini y Megachilini   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Graellsia, vol. 63, no. 1   
  Page(s): 111-134   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0367-5041   
  Reference for: Megachile rufitarsis   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Africa  



  Comment: Megachile rufitarsis (Lepeletier, 1841) (TSN 762134) is a senior secondary homonym of Megachile rufitarsis Giraud, 1863 (now as Megachile pyrenaica Lepeletier, 1841 (TSN 762051)) and Megachile rufitarsis Smith, 1844 (now as Megachile ericetorum Lepeletier, 1841 (TSN 761389)  



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