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Anthophora excelsior  Strand, 1916
Taxonomic Serial No.: 762907

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Anthophora Latreille, 1803
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - nomen dubium   
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

  Expert: John S. Ascher, PhD  
  Notes: Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore   
  Reference for: Anthophora excelsior    
  Expert: Michael C. Orr, PhD  
  Notes: Postdoctoral Fellow, Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing   
  Reference for: Anthophora excelsior    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: World Bee Checklist Project - update 2008-09, manuscript (version 10/09/2008)  
  Acquired: 2008   
  Notes: John Ascher, Connal Eardley, Terry Griswold, Gabriel Melo, Andrew Polaszek, Michael Ruggiero, Paul Williams, Ken Walker, and Natapot Warrit. Additional credits noted at:   
  Reference for: Anthophora excelsior   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Baker, Donald B.  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title: The Apoidea described by Johannes Nepomuk Franz Xaver Gistel (Insecta: Hymenoptera)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Beiträge zur Entomologie, vol. 47, no. 2   
  Page(s): 327-336   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0005-805X   
  Notes: doi: 10.21248/contrib.entomol.47.2.327-336   
  Reference for: Anthophora excelsior   

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  Comment: According to Baker (1997) Anthophora excelsa Fedtschenko, 1875, was renamed excelsior by Strand (1917) on the assumption that Gistel's species Megilla excelsa, Gistel, 1857 (Type material presumed lost. Identity uncertain (name recorded by Brooks, 1988 as that of an unplaced anthophorine) but possibly a junior synonym of Anthophora fulvitarsis Brullé, 1832. Nomen dubium.) was an Anthophora  



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