Anthophorites mellona Heer 1849 (bee)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Apidae

Full reference: O. Heer. 1849. Die Insektenfauna der Tertiärgebilde von Oeningen und von Radoboj in Croatien. Zweiter Theil: Henschrecken, Florfliegen, Aderflügler, Schmetterlinge und Fliegen 1-264

Belongs to Anthophorites according to F. E. Zeuner and F. J. Manning 1976

See also Heer 1849 and Meunier 1914

Sister taxa: Anthophorites longaeva, Anthophorites thoracica, Anthophorites titania, Anthophorites tonsa, Anthophorites veterana

Type specimen: Its type locality is Oeningen (Zurich collection), which is in a Sarmatian lacustrine - large limestone in the Upper Freshwater-Molasse Formation of Germany

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Miocene of Germany (1 collection)

• Oligocene of France (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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