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buscar esse táxon em outros sistemas Frieseomelitta nigra (Cresson, 1878)
Common Names: "xiic", "xik", "sak-xik'", "xik-kab", "ala-blanca"

Trigona nigra Cresson, E. T. (1878). Descriptions of new species of North American bees. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila. 30: 181-182 [181] .
Type data: lectotype ANSP 2174 <F> worker.
Type locality: México.

Melipona cressoni Dalla Torre C. G. de (1896). Catalogus Hymenopterorum; Hucusque Descriptorum Systematicus et Synonymicus. Leipzig: Engelmann Vol. 10 viii+1–643 pp. [577] (unnecessary nom. nov. for Trigona nigra Cresson, 1878) .

Distribution

Nearctic Region: Mexico (Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacán de Ocampo, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Yucatán); Neotropical Region: Belize; Costa Rica (Guanacaste)

References

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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 Mar/24/2019

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

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