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Melecta albifrons  (Forster, 1771)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 767028

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Apis albifrons Forster, 1771
    Andrena armata Panzer, 1799
    Melecta nigra Spinola, 1806
    Melecta clotho Newman, 1835
    Melecta fasciculata Spinola, 1806
    Melecta alecto Newman, 1835
    Melecta megaera Newman, 1835
    Melecta calabrina Radoszkowski, 1876
    Melecta novellai Dusmet y Alonso, 1915
    Melecta pseudoarmata Radoszkowski, 1894
    Melecta bipunctata Lepeletier, 1841
    Apis punctata Fabricius, 1775
    Crocisa atra Jurine, 1807
    Melecta albovaria Erichson, 1841
    Melecta tisiphone Newman, 1835
    Melecta aterrima Lepeletier, 1841
    Melecta armata mediterranea Gribodo, 1894
    Melecta armata gigantea Friese, 1925
    Melecta luctuosa minima Friese, 1925
    Melecta albifrons albovaria Erichson, 1841
    Melecta albifrons nigra Spinola, 1806
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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  
                                           FamilyApidae  – euglossine, euglossines, honey bees, stingless bees  
                                                    GenusMelecta Latreille, 1802  
                                                       SpeciesMelecta albifrons (Forster, 1771)  

  Expert: John S. Ascher, PhD  
  Notes: Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore   
  Reference for: Melecta albifrons    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Apoidea Database, Fauna Europaea, database (version 2004)  
  Acquired: 2006   
  Notes: Polaszek, Andrew (compiler). Apoidea Database, Fauna Europaea   
  Reference for: Melecta albifrons   
  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: Melecta albifrons   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  






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