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Meliponini (stingless bee)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Apidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1836Meliponini Lepeletier
1976Meliponini Zeuner and Manning p. 213
2000Meliponini Engel
2001Meliponini Engel
2007Meliponini Cardinal and Packer
2012Meliponini Engel et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
RankNameAuthor
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
orderHymenoptera
UnicalcaridaSchulmeister et al. 2002
suborderVespina()
suborderApocritaGerstaecker 1867
Aculeata()
superfamilyApoidea
AnthophilaLatreille 1804
familyApidae()
subfamilyApinae()
Apiti
CorbiculataShuckard 1866
tribeMeliponiniLepeletier 1836
tribeMeliponiniLepeletier 1836

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