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Xylocopa atavus

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Apidae

Taxonomy
Bombus atavus was named by Heer (1867). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Oeningen (unspecified coll), which is in a Sarmatian lacustrine - large limestone in the Upper Freshwater-Molasse Formation of Germany.

It was recombined as Xylocopa atavus by Cockerell (1909).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1867Bombus atavus Heer p. 5 figs. Pl 3, fig 9
1909Xylocopa atavus Cockerell p. 314

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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()
subfamilyXylocopinae()
Xylocopiti
tribeXylocopini
genusXylocopa
speciesatavus()

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