Proplebeia vetusta Camargo 2000 (stingless bee)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Apidae

Full reference: J. M. F. Camargo. 2000. The Extinct Fauna of Stingless Bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Meliponini) in Dominican Amber: Two New Species and Redescription of the Male of Proplebeia dominicana (Wille and Chandler). American Museum Novitates 3293:1-24

Belongs to Proplebeia according to J. M. F. Camargo 2000

Sister taxa: Proplebeia abdita, Proplebeia dominicana, Proplebeia tantilla

Type specimen: AMNH-DR-14-1481, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (AMNH coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Dominican amber (AMNH coll)

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