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genus

Apis Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Hymenoptera - bees, ants and wasps »  family Apidae - bees »  tribus Apini

Scientific synonyms

Apiarus Rafinesque, 1815
Apicula Rafinesque, 1814
Apis (Sigmatapis) Maa, 1953
Apis (Synapis) Cockerell, 1907
Hauffapis Armbruster, 1938
Megapis Ashmead, 1904
Micrapis Ashmead, 1904

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Included taxa

Number of records: 7

species Apis andreniformis Smith, 1858
species Apis cerana Fabricius, 1793 - Asiatic Honey Bee

Apis cerana - Asiatic Honey Bee

species Apis dorsata Fabricius, 1793

Apis dorsata

species Apis florea Fabricius, 1787

Apis florea

species Apis koschevnikovi Enderlein, 1906
species Apis mellifera Linnaeus, 1758 - Honey Bee

Apis mellifera - Honey Bee

species Apis nigrocincta Smith, 1861

Links and literature

EN Yanega D.: Bee Genera of the World [http://www.faculty.ucr.edu/~heraty/beepa...] [as Apis]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2008

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Explanations

synonymized name based on fossil type material