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Taxon profile

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

Included taxa

Number of records: 7

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

Apis cerana - 000010000111

species Apis dorsata Fabricius, 1793

Apis dorsata - 0000000001 0

species Apis florea Fabricius, 1787

Apis florea - 0000000001 1

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

Apis mellifera - 000010100111

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