PaleoDB taxon number: 175204
Full reference: M. S. Engel, I. A. Hinojosa-Díaz, and A. P. Rasnitsyn. 2009. A honey bee from the Miocene of Nevada and the biogeography of Apis (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Apini). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 60(3):23-38
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: CAS 236, an exoskeleton (Complete disarticulated female worker). Its type locality is Stewart Valley, Cal State Site, which is in a Barstovian lacustrine - large mudstone in Nevada.
Average measurements (in mm): forewing 9.20 x 2.83, hindwing length 4.17