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Protobombus Cockerell 1908 (bee)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Apidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 179960

Alternative spelling: Electrapis (Protobombus)

Synonyms: Chalcobombus Cockerell 1908 (no. 152544), Sophrobombus Cockerell 1908 (no. 152549)

Full reference: T. D. A. Cockerell. 1908. Descriptions and records of bees. XX. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Eighth Series 2:323-334

Parent taxon: Electrapini according to M. S. Engel and J. Ortega-Blanco 2013

Sister taxa: Electrapis, Thaumastobombus

Subtaxa: Protobombus basilaris, Protobombus fatalis, Protobombus hirsutus, Protobombus indecisus, Protobombus messelensis, Protobombus pristinus, Protobombus tristellus

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