Melittidae


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Melittidae

[mə′lid·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of hymenopteran insects in the superfamily Apoidea.
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Tetrapedia), all grouped in the Apidae family, and some from the Melittidae family.
The phylogeny of the bee family Melittidae (Hymenoptera: Anthophila) based on combined molecular .
Only two genera of the family Melittidae were observed collecting floral oil: Macropis (Vogel 1976a, 1976b, Michener 1981, Cane et al, 1983, Vogel and Michener 1985, Buchmann 1987) and Rediviva (Whitehead et al.
Classification of the bee family Melittidae, with a review of species of Meganomiinae.