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Megachile rufiventris  Guérin-Méneville, 1834
Taxonomic Serial No.: 762135

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Megachile aridissima Cockerell, 1937
    Megachile perniciosa Friese, 1903
    Megachile larvata Gerstäcker, 1858
    Megachile coelorhina Cockerell, 1933
    Megachile grandiceps Friese, 1903
    Chalicodoma rufiventre (Guérin-Méneville, 1834)
    Megachile rufiventri Guérin-Méneville, 1834
    Megachile atriceps phenacosoma Cockerell, 1937
    Megachile perniciosa pallipennis Friese, 1911
    Megachile rufiventris rehobothensis Strand, 1914
    Megachile atriceps rukuruensis Cockerell, 1937
  Common Name(s):    
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  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, guêpes véritables, narrow-waisted hymenopterans, ants, bees, true wasps  
                                        SuperfamilyApoidea  – bees, sphecoid wasps, apoid wasps  
                                           FamilyMegachilidae  – leafcutting bees  
                                                    GenusMegachile Latreille, 1802  
                                                       SpeciesMegachile rufiventris Guérin-Méneville, 1834  

  Expert: John S. Ascher, PhD   
  Notes: Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore   
  Reference for: Megachile rufiventris    
  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 rufiventris   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eardley, Connal, and Rosalind Urban   
  Publication Date: 2010   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalogue of Afrotropical bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Apiformes)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, issue 2455   
  Page(s): 1-548   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Megachile rufiventris   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Africa  



  Comment: Megachile rufiventris Guérin-Méneville, 1834 (TSN 762135) is a senior primary homonym of Megachile rufiventris Schenck, 1951 (now as Megachile versicolor Smith, 1844 (TSN 762383))  



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