Apoidea

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Subclassis: Pterygota
Divisio: Neoptera
Subdivisio: Endopterygota
Superordo: Hymenopterida
Ordo: Hymenoptera
Subordo: Apocrita
Superfamilia: Apoidea
Familiae: [classification follows Engel (2005)]

* Paraphyletic assemblage: Ampulicidae - †Angarosphecidae - Crabronidae - Heterogynaidae - Sphecidae - incertae sedis
* Clade Anthophila: Andrenidae - Apidae - Colletidae - Halictidae - Megachilidae - Melittidae - †Paleomelittidae

Name

Apoidea Latreille, 1802

Synonymy

Sphecoidea Latreille, 1802

References

* Donovan, B.J. 2007: Apoidea (Insecta: Hymenoptera). Fauna of New Zealand, 57.
* Engel, M.S. 2005: Family-group names for bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea). American Museum Novitates, 3476: 1-33. [1]
* Michener, C.D. 2000: The Bees of the World. Johns Hopkins University Press.
* Pulawski, W.J. 2003-2006. Sphecidae (s.l.): Family-Group Names and Classification. California Academy of Sciences[2]

Vernacular names
Internationalization
English: Bee
日本語: ミツバチ上科 or ハナバチ上科

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