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Family-group names for bees (Hymenoptera, Apoidea). American Museum novitates ; no. 3476

Show simple item record Engel, Michael S. en_US 2005-10-06T16:38:19Z 2005-10-06T16:38:19Z 2005 en_US
dc.description 33 p. ; 26 cm. en_US
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (p. 17-27). en_US
dc.description.abstract The 173 family-group names for bees (Apoidea: Anthophila) are cataloged in chronological order. For each name the correct author, date, type genus, and combining stem are provided. The following names are considered nomina nuda: Phenacolletini, Ctenioschelini, Chalicodomopsini, Liphanthini, Austropanurgini, and Hoplitini. The authorship of three names (Tapinotaspidini, Hexepeolini, and Ancyloscelidina) is corrected as each was a nomen nudum when first proposed, but has been subsequently made available by other authors. The following new names are proposed herein: Scraptrinae Ascher and Engel, new subfamily (Colletidae); Neffapini Ascher, new tribe (Andrenidae: Panurginae); Afrodasypodini Engel, new tribe (Melittidae: Dasypodainae), Afrodasypoda Engel, new genus; Hesperapina Ascher and Engel, new subtribe (Melittidae: Dasypodainae); Macrogaleina Engel, new subtribe (Apidae: Xylocopinae); and Ancyloscelidina Engel and Michener, new subtribe (Apidae: Apinae). A hierarchical outline of Apoidea classification (inclusive of the digger wasps), indicating the suggested current usage of all available family-group names is appended. The name Anthophila, as proposed by Latreille, is adopted for the bees as a whole. en_US
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dc.language eng en_US
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dc.publisher New York, NY : American Museum of Natural History en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries American Museum novitates ; no. 3476 en_US
dc.subject.lcc QL1 .A436 no.3476, 2005 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Bees en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Anthophila en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Bees en_US
dc.title Family-group names for bees (Hymenoptera, Apoidea). American Museum novitates ; no. 3476 en_US
dc.title.alternative Family-group names for bees (Anthophila) en_US
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    Novitates (Latin for "new acquaintances"), published continuously and numbered consecutively since 1921, are short papers that contain descriptions of new forms and reports in zoology, paleontology, and geology. New numbers are published at irregular intervals.

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