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Distribution path and Subregions of West Africa (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - West Africa
Subregions: Benin, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
Taxonomy for Apidae (Stingless bees) in West Africa
Class
West Africa
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 483 families, 7154 genera, 27171 species
Tree
Subclass
West Africa
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 477 families, 7140 genera, 27137 species
Tree
Infraclass
West Africa
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 458 families, 7022 genera, 26711 species
Tree
Superorder
West Africa
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 299 families, 5631 genera, 23171 species
Tree
Order
West Africa
Hymenoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Wasps) - Systematics
 52 families, 753 genera, 2937 species
Tree
Suborder
West Africa
Apocrita (Gerstaecker, 1867) (True wasps)
 49 families, 742 genera, 2901 species
Tree
Infraorder
West Africa
Aculeata (Latreille, 1802) (Stinging wasps)
 21 families, 311 genera, 1697 species
Tree
Superfamily
West Africa
Apoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Solitary Bees)
 9 families, 83 genera, 403 species
Tree
Group
West Africa
Apiformes (Brothers, 1975) (Bees)
 6 families, 58 genera, 328 species
Tree
Family
West Africa
Apidae (Latreille, 1802) (Stingless bees) - Systematics
 25 genera, 135 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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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 West Africa
Species with ANext  
Allodape chapini (Cockerell, 1932)Info
Allodape collaris (Vachal, 1903)Info
Allodape derufata -> Allodape mirabilisInfo
Allodape interrupta (Vachal, 1903)Info
Allodape laeviceps (Strand, 1912)Info
Allodape mirabilis (Schulz, 1906)Info
Amegilla acraensis (Fabricius, 1793)Mining BeeInfo
Amegilla albocaudata (Dours, 1869)Info
Amegilla arcana (Cockerell, 1936)Info
Amegilla atribasis (Cockerell, 1933)Info
Amegilla atrocincta (Lepeletier, 1841)Info
Amegilla calens (Lepeletier, 1841)Info
Amegilla circulata (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Amegilla mimadvena (Cockerell, 1916)Info
Amegilla nigritarsis (Friese, 1905)Info
Amegilla nigroclypeata (Friese, 1909)Info
Amegilla nila (Eardley, 1994)Info
Amegilla nubica (Lepeletier, 1841)Info
Amegilla vivida (Smith, 1879)Info
Anthophora circulata (Friese, 1905)Info
Anthophora nubica -> Amegilla nubicaInfo
Anthophora tetradonta (Cockerell, 1933)Info
Anthophora vivida -> Amegilla vividaInfo
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 debilis (Cockerell, 1934)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
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Ceratina allodapoides (Strand, 1912)Info
Ceratina citriphila (Cockerell, 1935)Info
Ceratina cockerelli (H. S. Smith, 1907)Cockerellīs CeratinaInfo
Ceratina ericia (Vachal, 1903)Info
Ceratina lineola (Vachal, 1903)Info
Ceratina lunata -> Ceratina cockerelliInfo
Ceratina moerenhouti (Vachal, 1903)Info
Ceratina nasalis (Friese, 1905)Info
Ceratina paulyi (Daly, 1988)Info
Ceratina penicillata (Friese, 1905)Info
Ceratina rufigastra (Cockerell, 1937)Southern fire antInfo
Ceratina tarsata (Morawitz, 1872)Info
Ceratina viridis -> Ceratina nasalisInfo
Ceratina viridis -> Ceratina nasalisInfo
Cleptotrigona cubiceps (Friese, 1912)Info
Compsomelissa borneri (Alfken, 1924)Info
Creightonella aurivillii ()Info
Creightonella discolor ()Info
Creightonella hoplitis ()Info
Creightonella ianthoptera ()Info
Creightonella ikuthaensis ()Info
Crocisa excisa -> Thyreus pretextusInfo
Crocisa meripes -> Thyreus meripesInfo
Ctenoceratina ericia ()Info
Ctenoceratina moerenhouti ()Info
Ctenoceratina penicillata ()Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Dactylurina staudingeri (Gribodo, 1893)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hypotrigona araujoi (Michener, 1959)Info
Hypotrigona gribodoi (Magretti, 1884)Info
Hypotrigona penna -> Hypotrigona squamuligeraInfo
Hypotrigona ruspolii (Magretti, 1898)Info
Hypotrigona squamuligera (Benoist, 1937)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Liotrigona bottegoi (Magretti, 1895)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Meliplebeia beccarii (Gribodo, 1879)Info
Meliponula beccarii -> Meliplebeia beccariiInfo
Meliponula bocandei (Spinola, 1853)Info
Meliponula cameroonensis -> Axestotrigona cameroonensisInfo
Meliponula erythra -> Axestotrigona erythraInfo
Meliponula ferruginea -> Axestotrigona ferrugineaInfo
Meliponula gambiana (Moure, 1961)Info
Meliponula lendliana ()Info
Meliponula nebulata ()Info
Meliponula simpsoni -> Axestotrigona simpsoniInfo
Morgania dichroa ()Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Pasites friesei (Cockerell, 1910)Info
Pasites humecta -> Pasites humectusInfo
Pasites humectus (Eardley, 1997)Info
Pithitis tarsata ()Info
Plebeiella lendliana (Friese, 1900)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tetralonia fraterna (Friese, 1911)Info
Tetralonia macrognatha (Gerstäcker, 1870)Info
Tetralonia mesotes (Eardley, 1989)Info
Tetralonia nigropilosa (Friese, 1911)Info
Tetralonia obscuriceps (Friese, 1916)Info
Tetralonia penicillata (Friese, 1905)Info
Thyreus abyssinicus (Radoszkowski, 1873)Info
Thyreus alfkeni (Brauns, 1909)Info
Thyreus calceatus (Vachal, 1903)Info
Thyreus excisa ()Info
Thyreus hyalinatus (Vachal, 1903)Info
Thyreus meripes (Vachal, 1903)Info
Thyreus neavei (Cockerell, 1933)Info
Thyreus niloticus (Cockerell, 1937)Info
Thyreus oxaspis (Cockerell, 1936)Info
Thyreus pictus (Smith, 1854)Info
Thyreus pretextus (Vachal, 1903)Info
Trigona curriei -> Cleptotrigona cubicepsInfo
Species with XBack  Top
Xylocopa aestuans (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Xylocopa africana (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Xylocopa albiceps (Fabricius, 1804)Info
Xylocopa caffra (Linnaeus, 1767)Info
Xylocopa calens (Lepeletier, 1841)Info
Xylocopa capitata (Smith, 1854)Info
Xylocopa carinata -> Xylocopa hottentottaInfo
Xylocopa chiyakensis (Cockerell, 1908)Info
Xylocopa cloti (Vachal, 1898)Info
Xylocopa combusta (Smith, 1854)Info
Xylocopa erythrina (Gribodo, 1894)Info
Xylocopa gaullei (Vachal, 1898)Info
Xylocopa hottentotta (Smith, 1854)Info
Xylocopa imitator (Smith, 1854)Info
Xylocopa inconstans (Smith, 1874)Info
Xylocopa luteola (Lepeletier, 1841)Info
Xylocopa modesta (Smith, 1854)Info
Xylocopa nigrita (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Xylocopa nigroclypeata (Rayment, 1935)Info
Xylocopa olivacea (Fabricius, 1778)Info
Xylocopa praeusta (Smith, 1854)Info
Xylocopa pubescens (Spinola, 1838)Info
Xylocopa scioensis (Gribodo, 1884)Info
Xylocopa senior (Vachal, 1899)Info
Xylocopa torrida (Westwood, 1838)Info
Xylocopa ustulata (Smith, 1854)Info
Xylocopa varipes (Smith, 1854)Info
Xylocopa varipes perfusca ()Info
135 Species in Apidae for West Africa 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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