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Distribution path and Subregions of Nigeria (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa - Nigeria
Taxonomy for Apidae (Stingless bees) in Nigeria
Class
Nigeria
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 325 families, 3446 genera, 10179 species
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Subclass
Nigeria
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 321 families, 3440 genera, 10173 species
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Infraclass
Nigeria
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 309 families, 3354 genera, 9881 species
Tree
Superorder
Nigeria
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 214 families, 2709 genera, 8579 species
Tree
Order
Nigeria
Hymenoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Wasps) - Systematics
 40 families, 333 genera, 812 species
Tree
Suborder
Nigeria
Apocrita (Gerstaecker, 1867) (True wasps)
 38 families, 330 genera, 804 species
Tree
Infraorder
Nigeria
Aculeata (Latreille, 1802) (Stinging wasps)
 17 families, 170 genera, 498 species
Tree
Superfamily
Nigeria
Apoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Solitary Bees)
 6 families, 49 genera, 179 species
Tree
Group
Nigeria
Apiformes (Brothers, 1975) (Bees)
 4 families, 38 genera, 161 species
Tree
Family
Nigeria
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) (Stingless bees) - Systematics
 18 genera, 76 species
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Genera308    worldwide
Species10.340    worldwide
Common namesStingless bees, Honey bees, Euglossines, Bumble bees, Cuckoo Bees, Carpenter Bees, Digger Bees, Long-tongued Bees
German namesBienen, Echte Bienen
Dutch namesBijen en hommels, Bijen
Danish namesLangtungebier
Norwegian namesBier og humler
Swedish namesLångtungebin
AuthorLatreille, 1802
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Oceania
Antarctica


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic
Neotropical


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Paleozoic
Mesozoic


World Oceans:

Atlantic Ocean


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Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesApidae in bie.ala.org.au
Apidae in faunaeur.org
Apidae in itis.gov
Apidae in dyntaxa.se
Apidae in Wikipedia (English)

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Species overview - Checklist for Apidae in Nigeria
Species with ANext  
Allodape collaris (Vachal, 1903)Info
Allodape derufata -> Allodape mirabilisInfo
Allodape interrupta (Vachal, 1903)Info
Allodape mirabilis (Schulz, 1906)Info
Amegilla acraensis (Fabricius, 1793)Mining BeeInfo
Amegilla atrocincta (Lepeletier, 1841)Info
Amegilla circulata (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Amegilla nigritarsis (Friese, 1905)Info
Amegilla nubica (Lepeletier, 1841)Info
Amegilla vivida (Smith, 1879)Info
Apis mellifera (Linnaeus, 1758)Western honey beeSite
Apis mellifera adansoni (Latreille, 1804)Info
Axestotrigona cameroonensis (Friese, 1900)Info
Axestotrigona erythra (Schletterer, 1891)Info
Axestotrigona ferruginea (Lepeletier, 1836)Info
Axestotrigona simpsoni (Moure, 1961)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Braunsapis aureoscopa (Michener, 1975)Info
Braunsapis bouyssoui (Vachal, 1903)Info
Braunsapis facialis (Gerstäcker, 1857)Info
Braunsapis foveata (Smith, 1854)Info
Braunsapis ghanae (Michener, 1975)Info
Braunsapis leptozonia (Vachal, 1909)Info
Braunsapis luapulana (Cockerell, 1936)Info
Braunsapis minutula (Friese, 1914)Info
Braunsapis nautica (Cockerell, 1935)Info
Braunsapis rolini (Vachal, 1903)Info
Braunsapis strandi (Masi, 1930)Info
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Ceratina allodapoides (Strand, 1912)Info
Ceratina citriphila (Cockerell, 1935)Info
Ceratina ericia (Vachal, 1903)Info
Ceratina lineola (Vachal, 1903)Info
Ceratina nasalis (Friese, 1905)Info
Ceratina rufigastra (Cockerell, 1937)Southern fire antInfo
Ceratina viridis -> Ceratina nasalisInfo
Ceratina viridis -> Ceratina nasalisInfo
Compsomelissa borneri (Alfken, 1924)Info
Creightonella discolor ()Info
Crocisa excisa -> Thyreus pretextusInfo
Crocisa meripes -> Thyreus meripesInfo
Ctenoceratina ericia ()Info
Ctenoceratina moerenhouti ()Info
Ctenoceratina penicillata ()Info
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Dactylurina staudingeri (Gribodo, 1893)Info
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Hypotrigona araujoi (Michener, 1959)Info
Hypotrigona gribodoi (Magretti, 1884)Info
Hypotrigona ruspolii (Magretti, 1898)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Liotrigona bottegoi (Magretti, 1895)Info
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Meliponula bocandei (Spinola, 1853)Info
Meliponula cameroonensis -> Axestotrigona cameroonensisInfo
Meliponula erythra -> Axestotrigona erythraInfo
Meliponula ferruginea -> Axestotrigona ferrugineaInfo
Meliponula lendliana ()Info
Meliponula nebulata ()Info
Meliponula simpsoni -> Axestotrigona simpsoniInfo
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pasites humecta -> Pasites humectusInfo
Pasites humectus (Eardley, 1997)Info
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Tetralonia fraterna (Friese, 1911)Info
Tetralonia obscuriceps (Friese, 1916)Info
Thyreus calceatus (Vachal, 1903)Info
Thyreus excisa ()Info
Thyreus hyalinatus (Vachal, 1903)Info
Thyreus meripes (Vachal, 1903)Info
Thyreus niloticus (Cockerell, 1937)Info
Thyreus pictus (Smith, 1854)Info
Thyreus pretextus (Vachal, 1903)Info
Species with XBack  Top
Xylocopa albiceps (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Xylocopa calens (Lepeletier, 1841)Info
Xylocopa capitata (Smith, 1854)Info
Xylocopa erythrina (Gribodo, 1894)Info
Xylocopa hottentotta (Smith, 1854)Info
Xylocopa imitator (Smith, 1854)Info
Xylocopa inconstans (Smith, 1874)Info
Xylocopa luteola (Lepeletier, 1841)Info
Xylocopa nigrita (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Xylocopa scioensis (Gribodo, 1884)Info
Xylocopa senior (Vachal, 1899)Info
Xylocopa torrida (Westwood, 1838)Info
76 Species in Apidae for Nigeria listed
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderHymenoptera
Wasps, Bees, Ants, Sawflies, Ants and wasps
SuborderApocrita
True wasps, Bees, Ants, Narrow-waisted hymenopterans, Parasitic wasps, Wasps
InfraorderAculeata
Stinging wasps
SuperfamilyApoidea
Solitary Bees, Social Bees, Apoid Wasps, Bees, Sphecoid wasps
GroupApiformes
Bees
FamilyApidae
Stingless bees, Honey bees, Euglossines, Bumble bees, Cuckoo Bees, Carpenter Bees, Digger Bees, Long-tongued Bees
AuthorLatreille, 1802
 
Synonyms
Anthophoridae (C. L. Koch, 1846)

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