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Afromelecta lieftincki


Taxonavigation: Apoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Holometabola
Superordo: Hymenopterida
Ordo: Hymenoptera
Subordo: Apocrita
Superfamilia: Apoidea

Familia: Apidae
Subfamilia: Apinae
Tribus: Melectini
Genus: Afromelecta
Species (3): A. bicuspis – A. fulvohirta – A. lieftincki

Source(s) of checklist: 
Checklist based uncritically on Catalogue of Life: 2014 Annual Checklist



Afromelecta Lieftinck, 1972: 309


  • Eardley, C.D. 1991: The Melectini in subsaharan Africa (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae). South Africa Department of Agricultural Development Entomology Memoir, (82) Reference page
  • Lieftinck, M.A. 1972: Further studies on Old World melectine bees, with stray notes on their distribution and host relationships (Hymenoptera, Anthophoridae). Tijdschrift voor entomologie 115(7): 253–324. BHL Reference page