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Distribution path and Subregions of Polynesia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Polynesia
Subregions: French Polynesia, Hawaii, New Zealand, Pitcairn Islands
Taxonomy for Apidae (Stingless bees) in Polynesia
Class
Polynesia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 535 families, 5766 genera, 22774 species
Tree
Subclass
Polynesia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 529 families, 5756 genera, 22760 species
Tree
Infraclass
Polynesia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 510 families, 5687 genera, 22604 species
Tree
Superorder
Polynesia
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 338 families, 4444 genera, 18861 species
Tree
Order
Polynesia
Hymenoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Wasps) - Systematics
 50 families, 532 genera, 1341 species
Tree
Suborder
Polynesia
Apocrita (Gerstaecker, 1867) (True wasps)
 47 families, 526 genera, 1332 species
Tree
Infraorder
Polynesia
Aculeata (Latreille, 1802) (Stinging wasps)
 17 families, 134 genera, 425 species
Tree
Superfamily
Polynesia
Apoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Solitary Bees)
 7 families, 32 genera, 136 species
Tree
Group
Polynesia
Apiformes (Brothers, 1975) (Bees)
 4 families, 19 genera, 92 species
Tree
Family
Polynesia
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) (Stingless bees) - Systematics
 6 genera, 21 species
Site
Tree
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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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America
Africa
Oceania
Antarctica


Ecozones:

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Nearctic
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Fossils:

Cenozoic
Paleozoic
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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)

Species overview - Checklist for Apidae in Polynesia
Anthophorula consobrina (Timberlake, 1980)Info
Apis mellifera (Linnaeus, 1758)Western honey beeSite
Apis mellifera ligustica (Spinola, 1806)Italian BeeSite
Apis mellifera mellifera (Linnaeus, 1758)German Honey BeeInfo
Bombus fervidas ()Golden Northern Bumble BeeInfo
Bombus frigidus (Smith, 1854)Frigid bumblebeeInfo
Bombus griseocollis (De Geer, 1773)Brownbelted bumble beeInfo
Bombus hortorum (Linnaeus, 1761)Garden bumblebeeSite
Bombus hortorum (Tkalcu, 1960)Site
Bombus longipennis (Friese, 1918)Info
Bombus pennsylvanicus -> Bombus pensylvanicaAmerican Bumble BeeInfo
Bombus ruderatus (Fabricius, 1775)Large garden bumblebeeInfo
Bombus ruderatus (Tkalcu, 1961)Info
Bombus subterraneus (Linnaeus, 1758)Short-haired humble-beeInfo
Bombus ternarius (Say, 1837)Tricolored bumble beeInfo
Bombus terrestris -> Bombus longipennisLarge earth bumblebeeSite
Bombus terrestris audax (Harris, 1776)Info
Eucera alternans (Brullé, 1832)Info
Eucera ruficollis -> Eucera alternansInfo
Melissodes bimaculata (Lepeletier, 1825)Two-spotted Long-horned BeeInfo
Xylocopa brasilianorum (Linnaeus, 1767)Info
21 Species in Apidae for Polynesia listed
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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