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buscar esse táxon em outros sistemas Melipona Illiger, 1806

Remarks

Obs: An exhaustive historical review of the genus Melipona can be found in Schwarz (1932: 231-260). The synonymies for the species presented here, were largely based on that paper.

References

Camargo, J. M. F. & Pedro, S. R. M. (1992). Sistemática de Meliponinae (Hymenoptera, Apidae): sobre a polaridade e significado de alguns caracteres morfológicos pp. 45-49 in Cruz Landim, C. & Chaud Netto, J. (ed.) Anais do Encontro Brasileiro de Biologia de Abelhas e Outros Insetos Sociais. Homenagem aos 70 anos de Warwick Estevam Kerr. São Paulo: Naturalia, número especial, Editora UNESP 283 pp. [45, 46, 48, 49] (taxonomic characters, phylogeny)
Engel, M. S. (2000). A new interpretation of the Oldest fossil bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Am. Mus. Novit. 3296: 1-11 [8] (phylogeny)
Latreille, P. A. (1811). Insectes de l'Amérique Équinoxiale, recueillis pendant le voyage de MM. Humboldt et Bonpland pp. 173-174, 260-297 in Humboldt, F. H. A. & Bonpland, A. J. A. (ed.) Voyage aux régions équinoxiales du noveau continent, fait en 1799-1804. Recueil d' observations de zoollogie et d' anatomie comparée, faites dans l' océan Atlantique, dans l' intérieur du nouveau continent et dans le Mer du Sud pendant les années 1799, 1800, 1801, 1802 et 1803 Vol. 1. Paris: F. Schoell & G. Dufour 352 pp. [289] (taxonomy)
Lutz, F. E. (1924). Some characters of American Meliponidae pp. 202-232 in Lutz, F. E. Apparently non-selective characters and combinations of characters, including a study of ultraviolet in relation to the flower visiting habits of insects. Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. 29: 181–283 [202-232] (taxonomic note, taxonomic characters, phylogeny)
Michener, C. D. (1990). Classification of the Apidae (Hymenoptera). Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 54 (4): 75-164 [85, 91, 92, 103, 109, 110-112] (taxonomic characters, phylogeny, chromosomes number (n=9,10,18) - citation, key, taxonomy, geographic range, number of species)
Michener, C. D. (2000). The bees of the World. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press 913 pp. [5, 9, 17, 40, 70, 72, 105, 783-785, 790, 793-794] (number of larval instars, social behavior, foraging behavior, morphology, number of species, classification, key, diagnosis, synonymy, geographic range, citation, figure: sting)
Moure, J. S. (1992). Melikerria e Eomelipona, dois subgêneros novos em Melipona Illiger, 1806 (Hymenoptera, Apidae) pp. 32-38 in Cruz Landim, C. & Chaud Netto, J. (ed.) Anais do Encontro Brasileiro de Biologia de Abelhas e Outros Insetos Sociais. Homenagem aos 70 anos de Warwick Estevam Kerr. Naturalia, número especial. São Paulo: Editora UNESP 283 pp. [32-38] (taxonomy)
Schwarz, H. F. (1932). The genus Melipona the type genus of the Meliponidae or stingless bees. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 63 (4): 231-460 [231-260] (as Melipona (Melipona), taxonomic revision, historical revision, keys)
Silveira, F. A., G. A. R. Melo & E. A. B. Almeida (2002). Abelhas Brasileiras: Sistemática e Identificação. Belo Horizonte: F. A. Silveira 253 pp. [85, 88] (key, classification, citation)

How to cite this page
J. M. F. Camargo & S. R. M. Pedro, 2013. Meliponini Lepeletier, 1836. In Moure, J. S., Urban, D. & Melo, G. A. R. (Orgs). Catalogue of Bees (Hymenoptera, Apoidea) in the Neotropical Region - online version. Available at http://www.moure.cria.org.br/catalogue. Accessed Nov/16/2018

Online since: 23 Jul 2008
Last update : 17 Jun 2013

APIDAE ›› Apinae ›› Meliponini

Available SubGenus

  • Melipona (Eomelipona) 
  • Melipona (Melikerria) 
  • Melipona (Melipona) 
  • Melipona (Michmelia)