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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Apidae
Reference taxon from EOL Dynamic Hierarchy Trunk
Apidae
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Alternative Names

? atavus Heer, 1867
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? devicta Cockerell, 1921
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? dominicana Wille & Chandler, 1964
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? dormitans von Heyden, 1862
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? electrapoides Lutz, 1993
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? fatalis Cockerell, 1908
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? hirsutus Cockerell, 1908
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? jurinei Heer, 1865
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? martialis Cockerell, 1908
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? meliponoides von Buttel-Reepen, 1906
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? melissiflora Poinar, 1998
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? melisuga Handlirsch, 1907
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? petrefacta Ríha, 1973
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? prisca Michener & Grimaldi, 1988
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? scharmanni Armbruster, 1938
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? scheeri Armbruster, 1938
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? scheuthlei Armbruster, 1938
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? sicula Tosi, 1896
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? silacea Wille, 1959
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Acanthomelecta Lieftinck 1972
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Adamon Hirashima & Tadauchi 2002
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Alfkenella Börner 1919
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Alfkenomia Hirashima 1956
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Allanthidium Moure 1947
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Allodapulodes Michener 1969
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Allomegachile Rebmann 1970
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Amalthea Rafinesque 1815
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Amphipedia Michener & Moure 1957
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ananthidium Urban 1992
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Anthidianum Michener 1948
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Anthomegilla Marikovskaya 1976
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aparatrigona Moure 1951
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aphemisia Ayala 2002
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Apicula Rafinesque 1814
Proparte synonym according to GBIF classification
Apis Linnaeus 1758
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Argcoelioxys Warncke 1992
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Asaropoda Cockerell 1926
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Bothranthidium Moure 1947
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Brachycephalibombus Williams 1985
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Brachymelissodes La Berge 1956
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Callimelissodes La Berge 1961
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Canephora Friese 1908
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Carloticola Santiago Moure & Urban 1990
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cascapis Engel 1999
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ceratina
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ceratinula Moure 1941
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Citrinopsithyrus Thorp, Horning & Dunning 1983
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Clavicera Latreille 1802
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ctenoceratina Daly & Moure 1988
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dasybombus Labougle & Ayala 1986
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dasystilbe Dressler 1978
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Digressobombus Laverty, Plowright & Williams 1984
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ebmeriana Pagliano & Scaramozzino 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eckfeldapis Lutz 1993
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eothrincostoma Blüthgen 1930
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Epinomia Alfken 1939
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Epiolus Agassiz 1846
Proparte synonym according to GBIF classification
Eucara Friese
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eucera Friese
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eucerinoda Michener & Moure 1957
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eumorpha Friese 1899
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eupalaeorhiza Meade-Waldo 1914
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Exebotrigona Engel & Michener 2013
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Exoneurula
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Friesella Moure 1946
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Glossurella Dressler 1982
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Glossuropoda Moure 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Grafanthidium Urban 1995
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Habrophora Smith 1854
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Halterapis Michener 1969
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hasinamelissa Chenoweth & Schwarz 2008
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Heliophila Klug 1807
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hemisia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Herbstiella Friese 1916
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Heteromegachile Rebmann 1970
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Homachthes Gerstaecker
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hoplophora Agassiz 1846
Proparte synonym according to GBIF classification
Idiomelissodes La Berge 1956
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Indohalictus Blüthgen 1931
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Inquilina Michener 1961
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Katamegachile Rebmann 1970
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kelnermelia Moure 1978
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Koptortosoma Gribodo 1894
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lanthanella Michener & Moure 1957
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lasius Jurine 1807
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Leptergatis Holmberg 1903
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Leptoglossa Friese 1925
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Leptometriella Roig Alsina 1999
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lestis Lepeletier & Serville 1828
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lithurgus Latreille 1825
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Maaiana Minckley 1998
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Macrocera Latreille 1810
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Martinella Cockerell 1903
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Megabombus Dalla Torre 1880
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Megaceratina Hirashima 1971
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Megilla Fabricius 1804
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Meliponiden
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mendacibombus Skorikov 1914
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Micheneria Kerr, Pisani & Aily 1967
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Michmelia Moure 1976
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Micropasites Warncke 1983
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mochlomelikertes Engel, Breitkreuz & Ohl 2014
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Morgania Smith 1854
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Neoeutricharaea Rebmann 1967
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Omachthes Gerstaecker 1869
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pachymelopsis Cockerell 1905
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pachyosmia Ducke 1900
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paidia Radoszkowsky 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paleoeuglossa Poinar 1999
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Papuatrigona Michener & Sakagami 1990
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paracorynurella Gonçalves 2010
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Parapartamona Schwarz 1948
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pasitomachthes Bischoff
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pentadentosmia Warncke 1991
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pithitis Klug 1807
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Polybiapis Cockerell 1916
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Priorapis Engel 1999
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Prosopalictus Strand 1913
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Protepeolus Linsley & Michener 1937
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Proxylocopa Hedicke 1938
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudodichroa Bischoff 1923
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudopasites Bischoff 1923
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ptoleglossa Friese 1930
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rhinepeolus Moure 1955
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sakagamilla Moure 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Schisthemisia Ayala 2002
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Scirtetica Holmberg 1903
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Senexibombus Frison 1930
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Spinokelita Rozen 1997
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Thygatina Cockerell 1911
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Trigona Sakagami & Moure 1975
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Trophocleptria Holmberg 1886
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tylanthidium Urban 1995
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Xanthopedia Michener & Moure 1957
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Xenomegachile Rebmann 1970
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Zadontomerus Ashmead 1899
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

bumble bees, euglossine, euglossines, honey bees, stingless bees
Recognized by Animal Diversity Web
Cuckoo, Carpenter, Digger, Bumble, and Honey Bees
Recognized by Wikidata
bees preferred
Recognized by gafftron and admin
honeybees, bumblebees, and relatives preferred

Arabic

نحلية preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Azerbaijani

Əsl arılar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Catalan; Valencian

Àpid preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Czech

včelovití preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Danish

Bier preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Esperanto

Abeledoj preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Finnish

Mesipistiäiset preferred
Recognized by christinaflann and admin

German

Echte Bienen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, mckinnel, and admin

Hungarian

Méhfélék preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

ミツバチ科 preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, Furui 2020, piaf, and admin

Latvian

Bišu dzimta preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Macedonian

пчели preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Min Dong

Mĭk-pŭng preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

North Frisian

Imen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

Pszczołowate preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan

Albina preferred
Recognized by EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9 and admin
albine preferred
Recognized by EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9 and admin
Albină

Russian

пчёлы настоящие preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Swedish

Långtungebin preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ukrainian

Бджолині preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Vietnamese

Họ Ong mật preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Western Frisian

Bijen en holders preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Zhuang; Chuang

Rwi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

De Ch

Echte Bienen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hak

Thông-phûng preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Nan

Bi̍t-phang preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Pnb

مکھوری preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Vls

Echte bien preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
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Curated hierarchies for Apidae

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 1.1

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Bilateria
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
Arthropoda
Pancrustacea
Hexapoda
Insecta
Pterygota
Neoptera
Endopterygota
Hymenoptera
Apocrita
Aculeata
Apoidea
Anthophila
Apidae (this page)

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Bilateria
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
Arthropoda
Pancrustacea
Hexapoda
Insecta
Pterygota
Neoptera
Endopterygota
Hymenoptera
Apocrita
Aculeata
Apoidea
Apidae (this page)

GBIF classification

Animalia
Arthropoda
Insecta
Hymenoptera
Apidae (this page)
22996 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

IUCN

Animalia
Arthropoda
Insecta
Hymenoptera
Apidae (this page)