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Protomelecta

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Apidae

Taxonomy
Protomelecta was named by Cockerell (1908). It is not extant. Its type is Protomelecta brevipennis.

It was assigned to Melectini by Zeuner and Manning (1976); and to Anthophoridae by Carpenter (1992).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1908Protomelecta Cockerell p. 341
1976Protomelecta Zeuner and Manning
1992Protomelecta Carpenter

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
orderHymenoptera
UnicalcaridaSchulmeister et al. 2002
suborderVespina()
suborderApocritaGerstaecker 1867
Aculeata()
superfamilyApoidea
AnthophilaLatreille 1804
familyApidae()
subfamilyApinae()
Apiti
tribeMelectiniWestwood 1840
genusProtomelecta

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available