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Anthophorites mellona

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Apidae

Taxonomy
Anthophorites mellona was named by Heer (1849) [Type designated by Cockerell (1909)]. It is an impression. Its type locality is Oeningen (Zurich collection), which is in a Sarmatian lacustrine - large limestone in the Upper Freshwater-Molasse Formation of Germany.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Anthophorites mellona Heer p. 97 figs. Pl 7, fig 4
1914Anthophorites mellona Meunier pp. 192-193 figs. 5; Pl VI fig 5-5a
1976Anthophorites mellona Zeuner and Manning p. 196

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
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()
tribeAnthophorini(Kirby 1837)
genusAnthophorites
speciesmellona

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