buscar esse táxon em outros sistemas Megaloptidia Cockerell, 1900

Megalopta (Megaloptidia) Cockerell, T. D. A. (1900). Descriptions of new bees collected by Mr. H. H. Smith in Brazil. I. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila. 52: 356-377 [373] .
Type species: Megalopta (Megaloptidia) contradicta Cockerell, 1900 by monotypy.


Neotropical Region: Brazil (Amapá, Amazonas, Espírito Santo, Pará [Benevides, Faro, Oriximiná, Santarém]), Colombia (Guaviare), Ecuador (Sucumbíos), French Guiana, Guyana, Peru (Cuzco, Huánuco, Madre de Dios), Suriname, Venezuela (Amazonas)


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How to cite this page
J. S. Moure & G. A. R. Melo, 2022. Augochlorini Beebe, 1925. In Moure, J. S., Urban, D. & Melo, G. A. R. (Orgs). Catalogue of Bees (Hymenoptera, Apoidea) in the Neotropical Region - online version. Available at Accessed May/20/2024

Online since: 23 Jul 2008
Last update : 22 Mar 2022

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Available Species

  • Megaloptidia contradicta (Cockerell, 1900) 
  • Megaloptidia nocturna (Friese, 1926) 
  • Megaloptidia saulensis Engel & Brooks, 1998