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†family Melittosphecidae Poinar and Danforth 2006 (apoid wasp)

Insecta - Hymenoptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 213424

Full reference: G. O. Poinar and B. N. Danforth. 2006. A fossil bee from Early Cretaceous Burmese amber. Science 314:614

Parent taxon: Apoidea according to G. O. Poinar and B. N. Danforth 2006

Sister taxa: Ammoplanidae, Ampulicidae, Angarosphecidae, Anthophila, Astatidae, Bembicidae, Cirrosphecinae, Crabronidae, Dasypodaidae, Dioxys, Discoscapidae, Heterogynaidae, Paleomelittidae, Pemphredonidae, Philanthidae, Psenidae, Sphecidae, Stelis, Trigampulex, Mellinidae

Subtaxa: Melittosphex

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