Geotrigona joearroyoi

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Taxonavigation: Apoidea 

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

Familia: Apidae
Subfamilia: Apinae
Tribus: Meliponini
Genus: Geotrigona
Species: Geotrigona joearroyoi


  • Geotrigona joearroyoi Gonzalez & Engel, 2012
Holotype: ICN, ♀, Dec 18, 2011, 99 m., V.H. Gonzalez.
Type locality: Colombia: Magdalena, Santa Marta, on the road from Bastidas to Bahía Concha, 11°15.874'N, 74°09.924'W.
Etymology: The species is named in tribute to the late Colombian tropical music singer, composer, and songwriter Alvaro José Arroyo González (1 November 1955–26 July 2011).