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Classification and checklist of Afrotropical Megachilidae

Checklist of Leaf Cutting bees & Membrane bees of the Afrotropical region

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily Apoidea; Family: Megachilidae)

  • Subfamily Fideliinae

    • Tribe Fideliini

      • Genus Fidelia Friese, 1899

        • Fidelia borearipa Whitehead & Eardley, 2003 (South Africa)

        • Fidelia braunsiana Friese, 1905 (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Fidelia fasciata Whitehead & Eardley, 2003 (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Fidelia friesei (Brauns, 1926) (Botswana, Namibia, South Africa)

        • Fidelia hessei Whitehead & Eardley, 2003 (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Fidelia kobrowi Brauns, 1905 (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Fidelia major Friese, 1911 (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Fidelia ornata (Cockerell, 1932) (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Fidelia pallidula (Cockerell, 1935) (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Fidelia paradoxa Friese, 1899 (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Fidelia villosa Brauns, 1902 (Namibia, South Africa)

  • Subfamily Megachilinae

    • Tribe Anthidiini

      • Genus Afranthidium

      • Genus Afrostelis

      • Genus Anthidiellum

      • Genus Anthidioma

      • Genus Anthidium Fabricius, 1804

        • Anthidium abjunctum (Cockerell, 1936) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Anthidium akermani Mavromoustakis, 1937 (South Africa)

        • Anthidium banzonis Strand, 1912 (Cameroon)

        • Anthidium basale Pasteels, 1984 (South Africa)

        • Anthidium bechuanalandicum (Mavromoustakis, 1939) (Botswana)

        • Anthidium cinctum Klug, 1832 (Namibia, Palaearctic)

        • Anthidium cordiforme Friese, 1922 (Botswana, Mozambique, Zimbabwe)

        • Anthidium crassidens Cameron, 1905 (South Africa)

        • Anthidium flaviventre Friese, 1925 (Namibia)

        • Anthidium modestum Bingham, 1903 (South Africa)

        • Anthidium niveocinctum Gerstaecker, 1858 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia)

        • Anthidium opacum Friese, 1904 (Equatorial Guinea, Namibia)

        • Anthidium pontis Cockerell, 1933 (Namibia, Zimbabwe)

        • Anthidium reversum Smith, 1854 (Gambia)

        • Anthidium rotundoscutellare Pasteels, 1984 (South Africa)

        • Anthidium rubricans Pasteels, 1984 (Mali)

        • Anthidium rubrozonatum Pasteels, 1984 (Somalia)

        • Anthidium severini Vachal, 1903 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Anthidium sinuetellum Pasteels, 1984 (Senegal)

        • Anthidium soni Mavromoustakis, 1935 (Botswana, Namibia)

        • Anthidium sudanicum Mavromoustakis, 1945 (Sudan)

        • Anthidium tesselatum Klug, 1832 (Eritrea, Gambia, Mali, Nigeria, Sudan)

      • Genus Aspidosmia

        • Aspidosmia arnoldi (Brauns, 1926) (South Africa)

        • Aspidosmia volkmanni (Friese, 1909) Namibia)

      • Genus Atropium

      • Genus Benanthis

      • Genus Cyphanthidium

      • Genus Dianthidium

      • Genus Eoanthidium

      • Genus Euaspis

      • Genus Gnathanthidium

      • Genus Icteranthidium

      • Genus Lariostelis

      • Genus Pachyanthidium

      • Genus Pleisianthidium

      • Genus Pseudoanthidium

      • Genus Serapista

      • Genus Stelis

      • Genus Trachusa

    • Tribe Dioxyini

      • Genus Agaoapis

    • Tribe Lithurgini

      • Genus Lithurgua

    • Tribe Megachilini

      • Genus Coelioxys Latreille, 1809

      • Genus Megachile Latreille, 1802

        • Megachile abessinica Friese, 1915 (Ethiopia)

        • Megachile abnegatula Cockerell (Mozambique)

        • Megachile abongana Strand, 1911 (Cameroun, Malawi)

        • Megachile acanthura Cockerell, 1937 (South Africa)

        • Megachile accraensis Friese, 1903 (Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Tanzania)

        • Megachile aculeata Vachal, 1910 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile addita Pasteels, 1965 (Zambia)

        • Megachile adeloptera Schletterer, 1891 (Cameroun, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Guinea, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa)

        • Megachile admixta Cockerell, 1931 (Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Namibia, Zambia)

        • Megachile aduaensis Friese, 19019 (Ethiopia, Somalia)

        • Megachile afra Pasteels, 1965 (Mozambique)

        • Megachile africanibia Strand, 1912 (Cameroun, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Nigeria)

        • Megachile akamiella Pasteels, 1965 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile albicaudella Pasteels, 1965 (Zambia)

        • Megachile albiscopa Saussure, 1891 (Madagascar)

        • Megachile albocincta Radoszkowski, 1874 (Ethiopia, Senegal, Sudan)

        • Megachile albofilosa Cockerell, 1937 (South Africa)

        • Megachile albohirsuta Pasteels, 1965 (South Africa)

        • Megachile albonigra Pasteels, 1973 (Senegal)

        • Megachile albopilosa Friese, 1916 (South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile aliceae Cockerell, 1932 (South Africa)

        • Megachile altera Vachal, 1903 (Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile alternans Friese, 1922 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile amabilis Cockerell, 1933 (Sudan)

        • Megachile ambigua (Pasteels, 1965) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile amoena (Pasteels, 1965) (Ethiopia)

        • Megachile angolensis (Cockerell, 1935) (Angola)

        • Megachile angulata Smith, 1853 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Gambia, Malawi, Nigeria, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile anomomaculata (Pasteels, 1965) (Malawi, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile antinorii Gribodo, 1879 (Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Sudan, Tanzania)

        • Megachile apiformis Smith, 1853 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile apostolica Cockerell, 1937 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile arabica Friese, 1901 (Somalia, Palaearctic)

        • Megachile aridissima Cockerell, 1937 (Ethiopia, South Africa)

        • Megachile armatipes Friese, 1909 (Equatorial Guinea, Kenya, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda)

        • Megachile armipygata Strand, 1911 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Senegal)

        • Megachile arnoldiella (Pasteels, 1965) (Tanzania)

        • Megachile asarna Cockerell, 1937 (Malawi, South Africa)

        • Megachile astridella Pasteels, 1965 (Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa)

        • Megachile atopognatha Cockerell, 1933 (Malawi, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile atripes Friese, 1904 (South Africa)

        • Megachile atroalbida Pasteels, 1965 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda)

        • Megachile attenuata Vachal, 1910 (Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda)

        • Megachile aurifacies Pasteels, 1985 (Angola)

        • Megachile aurifera Cockerell, 1935 (Angola, Botswana, Malawi, Namibia, Senegal, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile aurilabris Pasteels, 1965 (Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile aurivilli Friese, 1901 (Cameroun, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon)

        • Megachile aurulenta (Pasteels, 1970) (South Africa)

        • Megachile azarica Cockerell, 1945 (Nigeria)

        • Megachile bangana Cockerell, 1931 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liberia)

        • Megachile barbata Smith, 1853 (Ethiopia, Malawi, South Africa, Zambia)

        • Megachile barkeri Cockerell, 1920 (South Africa)

        • Megachile basalis Smith, 1853 (Botswana, Ethiopia, Namibia, South Africa)

        • Megachile basirubella Pasteels, 1973 (Senegal)

        • Megachile battorensis Meade–Waldo, 1912 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Uganda)

        • Megachile benitocola Strand, 1912 (Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa)

        • Megachile bicornuta Friese, 1903 (Niger, Senegal, Sudan)

        • Megachile biexcisa (Pasteels, 1970) (South Africa)

        • Megachile biloba Vachal, 1910 (Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile bilobata Friese, 1915 (Ethiopia, Kenya)

        • Megachile bipunctulata (Pasteels, 1965) (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Megachile biseta Vachal, 1903 (Cameroun, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Liberia, Zambia)

        • Megachile biseta biseta (Pasteels, 1965) (Cameroun, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liberia)

        • Megachile biseta australis (Pasteels, 1965) (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zambia)

        • Megachile bituberculata Ritsema, 1880 (Angola, Cameroun, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Malawi, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile bituberculata rubripedana Strand, 1914 (Angola)

        • Megachile bombiformis Gerstaecker, 1894 (Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile bombiformis bombiformis (Gerstaecker, 1909) (Mozambique

        • Megachile bombiformis yapiensis (Cockerell, 1935) (Nigeria)

        • Megachile boswendica Cockerell, 1931 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile bredoi Cockerell, 1935 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile brochidens Vachal, 1903 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Nigeria)

        • Megachile brooksi Pauly, 2001 (Madagascar)

        • Megachile brunissima (Pasteels, 1965) (Ethiopia)

        • Megachile bucephala (Fabricius, 1793) (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile bukamensis Cockerell, 1935 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile bullata Friese, 1911 (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Megachile burungana Cockerell, 1931 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile candidicauda Cockerell, 1932 (South Africa)

        • Megachile candidigena Cockerell, 1932 (South Africa)

        • Megachile capitata Smith, 1853 (Gambia, Tanzania)

        • Megachile capiticola Cockerell, 1938 (South Africa)

        • Megachile caricina Cockerell, 1907 (Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Malawi, Uganda)

        • Megachile catulus (Cockerell, 1910) (Kenya)

        • Megachile cestifera Benoist, 1955 (Madagascar)

        • Megachile chapini (Cockerell, 1935) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile chelostomoides Gribodo, 1894 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia)

        • Megachile chromatica Cockerell, 1932 (South Africa)

        • Megachile chrysognatha Cockerell, 1943 (Namibia)

        • Megachile chrysopogon Vachal, 1910 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, South Africa, Zambia)

        • Megachile chrysorrhoea Gerstaecker, 1858 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania)

        • Megachile cincta (Fabricius, 1781) (Angola, Cameroun, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Palaearctic)

        • Megachile cincta cincta (Fabricius, 1793) (Equatorial Guinea, Sierra Leone)

        • Megachile cincta combusta (Smith, 1853) (South Africa)

        • Megachile cincta nigrocincta (Ritsema, 1874) (Guinea, Mozambique)

        • Megachile cincta tricolor Friese, 1903 (Cameroun, Sierra Leone)

        • Megachile guineensis cerenensis Friese, 1926 (Eritrea)

        • Megachile cinctiventris Friese, 1916 (Namibia)

        • Megachile clypeosinuata Pasteels, 1985 (South Africa)

        • Megachile coelostoma Cockerell, 1932 (South Africa)

        • Megachile cognata Smith, 1853 (Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia)

        • Megachile cognata claripennis Friese, 1915 (Tanzania)

        • Megachile cognatiforme (Pasteels, 1970) (Senegal)

        • Megachile colorata Fox, 1896 (Somalia)

        • Megachile combinata (Pasteels, 1965) (Kenya)

        • Megachile commixta (Pasteels, 1970) (Ethiopia)

        • Megachile congruens Friese, 1903 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Liberia, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile concinna Smith, 1879 (Chad, Ghana, Senegal, South Africa, Neotropical)

        • Megachile coniformis Friese, 1922 (Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile conradsi Friese, 1911 (Tanzania)

        • Megachile cordata Smith, 1879 (Malawi, South Africa)

        • Megachile cornigera Friese, 1904 (South Africa)

        • Megachile cradockensis Friese, 1909 (Ivory Coast, Kenya, Namibia, Senegal, South Africa)

        • Megachile cradockensis occidentalis (Pasteels, 1970) (Ivory Coast, Senegal)

        • Megachile crassitarsis Cockerell, 1931 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania)

        • Megachile crenulata Fox, 1896 (Somalia)

        • Megachile cupreohirta Cockerell, 1933 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile curtula Gerstaecker, 1858 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile curtuloides Pasteels, 1973 (Cameroun)

        • Megachile cyanipennis Guérin–Méneville, 1844 (Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan)

        • Megachile dariensis Pasteels, 1965 (Malawi, Tanzania)

        • Megachile dawensis (Pasteels, 1965) (Ethiopia)

        • Megachile decemsignata Radoszkowski, 1881 (Angola, Cameroun, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Liberia, Kenya, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile delphinensis Benoist, 1962 (Madagascar)

        • Megachile demeter Cockerell, 1937 (South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile derasa Gerstaecker, 1869 (Sudan, Palaearctic)

        • Megachile derelictula Cockerell, 1937 (Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal)

        • Megachile devexa Vachal, 1903 (Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, East Africa, Gabon)

        • Megachile digiticauda Cockerell, 1937 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nigeria)

        • Megachile discolor Smith, 1853 (Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gambia, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile discretula Cockerell, 1937 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa)

        • Megachile disjuncta (Fabricius, 1781) (Madagascar, Mauritius, Réunion, Seychelles, Tanzania, Oriental, Palaearctic)

        • Megachile dolichognatha Cockerell, 1931 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Uganda)

        • Megachile dolichosoma Benoist, 1962 (Madagascar)

        • Megachile dorsata Smith, 1853 (Lesotho, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile duala Strand, 1914 (Cameroun)

        • Megachile edentata Friese, 1925 (Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile edwardsi Friese, 1922 (South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile edwardsiana Friese, 1925 (South Africa)

        • Megachile ekuivella Cockerell, 1909 (Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile empeyi (Pasteels, 1970) (South Africa)

        • Megachile epixanthula Cockerell, 1931 (Kenya)

        • Megachile erythrura (Pasteels, 1970) (Malawi)

        • Megachile eupyrrha Cockerell, 1937 (Benin, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Malawi, Sierra Leone, Uganda)

        • Megachile eurymera Smith, 1853 (Botswana, Cameroun, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile excavata Cockerell, 1937 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile exsecta Pasteels, 1965 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile familiaris Cockerell, 1916 (South Africa)

        • Megachile fastigiata Vachal, 1910 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile feijeni Schulten, 1977 (Malawi)

        • Megachile felina Gerstaecker, 1858 (Angola, Botswana, Comores, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile fervida (Smith, 1853) (Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile filicornis Friese, 1908 (Mozambique, Tanzania)

        • Megachile fimbriata Smith, 1853 (Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Senegal, South Africa, Togo, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile fimbriata sanguinea Friese, 1911 (Senegal, Togo)

        • Megachile fimbriata vulpecula Pasteels, 1973 (Kenya)

        • Megachile flammicauda Cockerell, 1937 (South Africa)

        • Megachile flavibasis Cockerell, 1920 (South Africa)

        • Megachile flavipennis Smith, 1853 ("Africa", South Africa)

        • Megachile flavipes Spinola, 1839 (Ethiopia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Sudan, Palaearctic)

        • Megachile flavipes meridionalis (Pasteels, 1970) (Mali, Mauritania, Niger)

        • Megachile formosa (Pasteels, 1970) (Kenya)

        • Megachile fuliginosa Friese, 1925 (South Africa)

        • Megachile fulva Smith, 1853 ("Africa", Namibia, South Africa, Uganda)

        • Megachile fulva nigrocaudata (Pasteels, 1970) (Uganda)

        • Megachile fulvitarsis Friese, 1909 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda)

        • Megachile fulvohirta Friese, 1904 (South Africa)

        • Megachile funebris Radoszkowski, 1874 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia)

        • Megachile fuscicauda Cockerell, 1933 (Angola)

        • Megachile galactogagates Gribodo, 1894 (Ethiopia)

        • Megachile gambiensis Cockerell, 1973 (Gambia)

        • Megachile garambana Pasteels, 1965 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zambia)

        • Megachile gastracantha Cockerell, 1931 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda)

        • Megachile gathela Cameron, 1908 (Sudan, Oriental)

        • Megachile geoffrei Cockerell, 1919 (Gambia, Nigeria)

        • Megachile gibbidens Vachal, 1910 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile globiceps (Pasteels, 1970) (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda)

        • Megachile gordoni Cockerell, 1937 (Sudan)

        • Megachile gowdeyi Cockerell, 1931 (Ethiopia, Uganda)

        • Megachile granulicauda Cockerell, 1931 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania)

        • Megachile gratiosa Gerstaecker, 1858 (Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile gratiosa marusa Cameron, 1905 (South Africa)

        • Megachile gratiosella Cockerell, 1935 (Botswana, South Africa)

        • Megachile griseola Cockerell, 1931 (Kenya)

        • Megachile guineae Strand, 1912 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea)

        • Megachile haematognatha Cockerell, 1937 (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Megachile harrarensis Friese, 1915 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda)

        • Megachile harthulura Cockerell, 1937 (South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile hecate Vachal, 1903 (Tanzania)

        • Megachile heinii Kohl, 1906 (Ethiopia)

        • Megachile hemirhodura Cockerell, 1937 (Kenya)

        • Megachile heptadonta Cockerell, 1937 (South Africa)

        • Megachile heteroscopa Cockerell, 1937 (South Africa)

        • Megachile heterotricha Cockerell, 1920 (South Africa)

        • Megachile hirsutula Pasteels, 1973 (Cameroun, Senegal)

        • Megachile hirticauda Cockerell, 1937 (Kenya, Uganda)

        • Megachile holostoma Cockerell, 1937 (Malawi)

        • Megachile hopilitis Vachal, 1903 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile horrida Schulten, 1977 (Malawi)

        • Megachile hypopyrrha Cockerell, 1937 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile ianthoptera Smith, 1853 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania)

        • Megachile ianthoptera consanguinea Smith, 1879 (Lesotho, South Africa)

        • Megachile consanguinea zamelaena Cockerell, 1937 (South Africa)

        • Megachile ikuthaensis Friese, 1903 (Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile imitata Smith, 1853 (South Africa)

        • Megachile imperialis Friese, 1903 (Tanzania)

        • Megachile inexpectata Pasteels, 1973 (Malawi)

        • Megachile insolita (Pasteels, 1965) (Namibia)

        • Megachile invenita (Pasteels, 1965) (Tanzania)

        • Megachile ituriana Cockerell, 1935 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile ituriella Pasteels, 1965 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia)

        • Megachile janthopteriana Strand, 1911 (Tanzania)

        • Megachile japoma Strand, 1911 (Cameroun)

        • Megachile johannis (Pasteels, 1965) (South Africa)

        • Megachile johannis fulvosetosa) (Pasteels, 1985) (South Africa)

        • Megachile junodi Friese, 1904 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile kamerunensis Friese, 1922 (Cameroun, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile kamerunensis totafusca (Pasteels, 1965) (Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile karooensis (Brauns, 1912) (South Africa)

        • Megachile kasiana (Pasteels, 1965) (Ethiopia)

        • Megachile katonana Strand, 1911 (Tanzania)

        • Megachile kelnerae Pasteels, 1978 (Congo)

        • Megachile khamana Cockerell, 1938 (Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mozambique, South Africa)

        • Megachile kigonserana Friese, 1903 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile kimilolana Cockerell, 1931 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania)

        • Megachile konowiana Friese, 1903 (Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania)

        • Megachile konowiana albitarsata Friese, 1909 (Kenya)

        • Megachile krebsiana Strand, 1911 (South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile laminata Friese, 1903 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda)

        • Megachile lanata (Fabricius, 1804) (Ethiopia, Madagascar, Réunion, Oriental

        • Megachile laticeps Smith, 1853 (Seychelles)

        • Megachile latimetatarsis Strand, 1911 (Botswana, Cameroun, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan, Togo)

        • Megachile leonum (Cockerell, 1930) (Kenya)

        • Megachile leucopsis Schletterer, 1891 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile leucospila Cockerell, 1933 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa)

        • Megachile leucospilura Cockerell, 1937 (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Megachile lineatula Cockerell, 1937 (Zambia)

        • Megachile lineofasciata (Pasteels, 1965) (South Africa)

        • Megachile louisae Brauns, 1926 (South Africa)

        • Megachile luangwae Meade–Waldo, 1912 (Malawi, Zambia)

        • Megachile luteicornis Pasteels, 1973 (Senegal)

        • Megachile luteoalba Pasteels, 1973 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile luteociliata Pasteels, 1965 (Kenya)

        • Megachile luteohirta Pasteels, 1973 (Malawi)

        • Megachile luteola Pasteels, 1965 (Malawi, South Africa)

        • Megachile lutescens Cockerell, 1931 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi)

        • Megachile lydenburgiana Strand, 1911 (South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda)

        • Megachile mabirensis Cockerell, 1937 (Uganda)

        • Megachile mackieae Cockerell, 1937 (South Africa)

        • Megachile maculosella Pasteels, 1965 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile magadiensis Cockerell, 1937 (Kenya)

        • Megachile magadiensis hamiltoni Cockerell, 1937 (Kenya)

        • Megachile malangensis Friese, 1904 (Angola, Lesotho)

        • Megachile malangensis mamalapia Pasteels, 1965 (Lesotho)

        • Megachile malimbana Strand, 1911 (Cameroun, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria)

        • Megachile manguna Strand, 1911 (Chad, Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria, Sudan, Togo)

        • Megachile manyara Eardley & Urban, 2006 (Kenya, Tanzania)

        • Megachile marshalli Friese, 1904 (Angola, Botswana, Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile masaiella Cockerell, 1930 (Chad, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Sudan)

        • Megachile mastrucatella Strand, 1911 (East Africa)

        • Megachile maxillosa Guérin–Méneville, 1844 (Botswana, Ethiopia, Gambia, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile meadewaldoi Brauns, 1912 (South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile mediana (Pasteels, 1965) ("Afrique occidentale française")

        • Megachile mediorufa Cockerell, 1930 (Sudan)

        • Megachile meesi Pasteels, 1966 (Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile melanops Cockerell, 1937 (Ethiopia)

        • Megachile melanura Cockerell, 1937 (South Africa)

        • Megachile meneliki Friese, 1915 (Ethiopia)

        • Megachile mephistophelica Gribodo, 1894 (Cameroun, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan)

        • Megachile meruensis Friese, 1909 (Tanzania)

        • Megachile michaelis Cockerell, 1931 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi)

        • Megachile mimetica Cockerell, 1933 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nigeria, Zambia)

        • Megachile mimeticana Eardley & Urban, 2006 (Nigeria)

        • Megachile minutissima Radoszkowski, 1874 (Ethiopia)

        • Megachile mixtura Eardley & Urban, 2006 (Senegal, Sudan)

        • Megachile mlanjensis Meade–Waldo, 1913 (Malawi)

        • Megachile mlunguziensis Schulten, 1977 (Malawi)

        • Megachile modestissima Dalla Torre, 1896 (Sudan)

        • Megachile montibia Strand, 1911 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile morsitans Saussure, 1891 (Madagascar)

        • Megachile mossambica Gribodo, 1895 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mozambique, South Africa)

        • Megachile muansae Friese, 1911 (Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile multidens Fox, 1891 (Democratic Republic of the Congo [introduced], Nearctic)

        • Megachile murina Friese, 1913 (South Africa)

        • Megachile musculus Friese, 1913 (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Megachile mutala Strand, 1912 (Cameroun, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Liberia)

        • Megachile mystacea (Fabricius, 1775) (Mauritius, Seychelles, Oriental)

        • Megachile nasalis Smith, 1879 (Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile nasalis ventrifasciata Strand, 1911 (Namibia)

        • Megachile nasicornis Friese, 1903 (South Africa)

        • Megachile nasutula (Brauns, 1912) (South Africa)

        • Megachile natalica Cockerell, 1920 (South Africa)

        • Megachile natansiella Cockerell, 1944 (Botswana)

        • Megachile neavei Vachal, 1910 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Tanzania,

        • Megachile neli Cockerell, 1937 (South Africa)

        • Megachile nigeriensis Cockerell, 1937 (Nigeria)

        • Megachile nigra Schulten, 1977 (Malawi)

        • Megachile nigrimanus Schulten, 1977 (Malawi)

        • Megachile nigripollex Vachal, 1910 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Malawi)

        • Megachile nigroaurea Pasteels, 1965 (Malawi, Uganda)

        • Megachile nigrocaudata Friese, 1903 (Kenya)

        • Megachile nigrorufa Pasteels, 1973 (Senegal)

        • Megachile niveicauda Cockerell, 1931 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile niveofasciata Friese, 1904 (South Africa)

        • Megachile obesa Pasteels, 1965 (South Africa)

        • Megachile opaculina Cockerell, 1937 (Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Sudan)

        • Megachile ornaticoxis Cockerell, 1935 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile ornithica Cockerell, 1937 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile ovatomaculata Pasteels, 1965 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile pachyceps Friese, 1922 (South Africa)

        • Megachile pallida Radoszkowski, 1881 (Angola, South Africa)

        • Megachile pallorea Vachal, 1903 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile panda Cockerell, 1931 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile parabukamensis (Pasteels, 1965) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile paracantha (Pasteels, 1965) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile parancinnula Cockerell, 1937 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile patellimana Spinola, 1839 (Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Sudan)

        • Megachile pauliani Benoist, 1950 (Madagascar)

        • Megachile paupera Pasteels, 1965 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile perfimbriata Cockerell, 1931 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile perniciosa Friese, 1903 (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Megachile persimilis Cockerell, 1937 (Tanzania)

        • Megachile pillaultae Pasteels, 1978 (Congo)

        • Megachile piliceps Saussure, 1891 (Madagascar)

        • Megachile pilosella Friese, 1922 (Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile pinguicula Pasteels, 1965 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile pinguiventris Pasteels, 1965 (Zambia)

        • Megachile planatipes Cockerell, 1933 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Lesotho, Zambia)

        • Megachile platystoma Pasteels, 1965 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Senegal)

        • Megachile polychroma Cockerell, 1935 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda)

        • Megachile pondonis Cockerell, 1944 (Mozambique, South Africa)

        • Megachile postnigra Cockerell, 1937 (Uganda)

        • Megachile praetexta Vachal, 1910 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zambia)

        • Megachile pretoriaensis Pasteels, 1965 (South Africa)

        • Megachile pseudocincta (Pasteels, 1970) (Liberia)

        • Megachile pseudofulva (Pasteels, 1965) (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Megachile pseudolaminata Pasteels, 1965 (Tanzania)

        • Megachile pulchrifrons Cockerell, 1933 (Angola)

        • Megachile pulvinata Vachal, 1910 (Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zambia)

        • Megachile punctolineata Cockerell, 1935 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile punctomarginata Schulten, 1977 (Malawi)

        • Megachile pycnocephala Pasteels, 1966 (Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile pyrrhothorax Schletterer, 1891 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liberia, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda)

        • Megachile quadraticauda (Pasteels, 1965) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile reicherti Brauns, 1929 (South Africa)

        • Megachile regina Friese, 1903 (Mozambique, Zambia)

        • Megachile rhodesica Cockerell, 1920 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile rhodoleucura Cockerell, 1937 (Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile riggenbachiana Strand, 1911 (Botswana, Cameroun, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Senegal, Tanzania)

        • Megachile riomii (Pasteels, 1970) (Senegal)

        • Megachile robertiana Cameron, 1905 (South Africa)

        • Megachile rosarum Cockerell, 1931 (Kenya)

        • Megachile rozenii Pasteels, 1976 (South Africa)

        • Megachile rubeola Pasteels, 1965 (South Africa)

        • Megachile rubrigena (Pasteels, 1965) (Nigeria)

        • Megachile rubrociliata Pasteels, 1965 (South Africa)

        • Megachile ruda (Pasteels, 1965) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile rudihirta Cockerell, 1937 (South Africa)

        • Megachile rufa Friese, 1903 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia)

        • Megachile ruficheloides Strand, 1911 (Tanzania)

        • Megachile rufigaster Cockerell, 1945 (Ethiopia, Tanzania)

        • Megachile rufiscopa Saussure, 1891 (Madagascar)

        • Megachile rufisetosa Pasteels, 1976 (South Africa)

        • Megachile rufipennis (Fabricius, 1793) (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Neotropical)

        • Megachile rufipes (Fabricius, 1781) (Cameroun, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Liberia, Madagascar, Mauritius, Nigeria, Réunion, Rodriguez, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Togo, Uganda)

        • Megachile rufiscopa Saussure, 1891 (Comores, Madagascar)

        • Megachile rufiventris Guérin–Méneville, 1834 (Comoro Islands, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Namibia, Réunion, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania)

        • Megachile rufohirtula Cockerell, 1937 (Malawi, Tanzania)

        • Megachile rufoscopacaea Friese, 1903 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile rufosuffusa Cockerell, 1937 (Namibia)

        • Megachile rufulina Cockerell, 1937 (South Africa)

        • Megachile saba Strand, 1914 (Cameroun)

        • Megachile saganeitana Gribodo, 1894 (Eritrea)

        • Megachile salsburyana Friese, 1922 (Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile schulthessi Friese, 1903 (South Africa)

        • Megachile scindularia du Buysson, 1903 (Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile seclusa Cockerell, 1931 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile seewaldi Strand, 1911 (Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile selenostoma Cockerell, 1931 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya)

        • Megachile semibarbata Cockerell, 1937 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile semicognata Cockerell, 1937 (Malawi, Zambia)

        • Megachile semierma Vachal, 1903 (Cameroun, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda)

        • Megachile semiflava Cockerell, 1937 (Malawi, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile semifulva Friese, 1922 (South Africa)

        • Megachile semivestita (Smith, 1853) (Tanzania, Oriental)

        • Megachile senex Smith, 1853 (South Africa)

        • Megachile septentrionella Pasteels, 1965 (Ethiopia, Ghana, Sudan)

        • Megachile serraticauda Cockerell, 1938 (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Megachile serrigera Cockerell, 1937 (Ethiopia)

        • Megachile seychellensis Cameron, 1907 (Aldabra, Madagascar, Seychelles)

        • Megachile sheppardi (Pasteels, 1965) (Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile sikorae Friese, 1901 (Madagascar)

        • Megachile silverlocki Meade–Waldo, 1913 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Somalia, Tanzania, Togo, Zambia)

        • Megachile silverlocki septentrionalis (Pasteels, 1965) (Somalia)

        • Megachile simonyi Friese, 1903 (Ethiopia, Somalia, Palaearctic)

        • Megachile simulator Cockerell, 1937 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Sudan)

        • Megachile sinuata Friese, 1903 (Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile sinuata latitarsis (Friese, 1904) (South Africa)

        • Megachile sinuata bokanica (Cockerell, 1937) (South Africa)

        • Megachile sinuata senegalensis Pasteels, 1970 (Mali, Niger, Senegal)

        • Megachile sosia (Pasteels, 1970) (Malawi)

        • Megachile spatulicornis Pasteels, 1973 (South Africa)

        • Megachile spinarum Cockerell, 1937 (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Megachile spinosiventris Pasteels, 1965 (Namibia)

        • Megachile stefanellii Friese, 1903 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria)

        • Megachile stellarum Cockerell, 1920 (South Africa)

        • Megachile stellensis Pasteels, 1965 (South Africa)

        • Megachile sternintegra (Pasteels, 1965) (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Nigeria, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile striatula (Cockerell, 1931) (Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile submetallica Benoist, 1955 (Madagascar)

        • Megachile sudanica Magretti, 1898 (Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan)

        • Megachile tangensis Cockerell, 1937 (Tanzania)

        • Megachile tantilla Cockerell, 1937 (South Africa)

        • Megachile tardula Cameron, 1905 (South Africa)

        • Megachile temora Cameron, 1905 (South Africa)

        • Megachile tessmanni Pasteels, 1965 (Cameroun)

        • Megachile tetracantha Cockerell, 1937 (Ghana, Senegal)

        • Megachile tetrodonta Pasteels, 1965 (Mozambique)

        • Megachile torrida Smith, 1853 (Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Neotropical – introduced)

        • Megachile transiens (Pasteels, 1965) (Tanzania)

        • Megachile trapezicauda Pasteels, 1965 (Democratic Republic of the Congo; Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile trichroma Friese, 1922 (Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile tricolor (Pasteels, 1970) (Senegal)

        • Megachile trisecta (Pasteels, 1976) (South Africa)

        • Megachile tritacantha (Pasteels, 1970) (South Africa)

        • Megachile truncata Friese, 1903 (Equatorial Guinea, Togo)

        • Megachile truncaticeps Friese, 1909 (Tanzania)

        • Megachile tsimbazazae (Pauly, 2001) (Madagascar)

        • Megachile uamiella Pasteels, 1965 (Central African Republic, Malawi)

        • Megachile umbiloensis Cockerell, 1920 (South Africa, Tanzania)

        • Megachile ungulata Smith, 1853 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile unifasciata Radoszkowski, 1881 (Angola)

        • Megachile utra Vachal, 1903 (Tanzania)

        • Megachile vachali (Pasteels, 1965) (Ethiopia)

        • Megachile vandeveldii (Meunier, 1888) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile variscopula Cockerell, 1931 (Sudan)

        • Megachile venusta Smith, 1853 (Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Megachile venusta malelana Cockerell, 1935 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Megachile venustella Cockerell, 1917 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liberia, Malawi, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia)

        • Megachile venustella zambesica Cockerell, 1937 (Zambia)

        • Megachile vittatula Cockerell, 1920 (Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Namibia, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania)

        • Megachile voiensis Cockerell, 1937 (Kenya)

        • Megachile vulpinella Pasteels, 1973 (Cameroun)

        • Megachile wahlbergi Friese, 1901 (Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Namibia, South Africa)

        • Megachile waterbergensis Strand, 1927 (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Megachile whiteana Cameron, 1905 (South Africa)

        • Megachile willowmorensis Brauns, 1926 (South Africa)

        • Megachile zambezica Pasteels, 1965 (Mozambique, South Africa)

        • Megachile zebrella Pasteels, 1973 (Kenya)

        • Megachile zombae Schulten, 1977 (Malawi)

    • Tribe Osmiini

      • Genus Afroheriades

      • Genus Bekilia

      • Genus Heriades

      • Genus Hoplitis

      • Genus Noteriades

      • Genus Ochreriades

      • Genus Othinosmia

      • Genus Pseudoheriades

      • Genus Stenoheriades

      • Genus Wainia

References

Eardley, C & Urban, R. 2010. Catalogue of Afrotropical bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Apiformes). Zootaxa 2455: 1-548.

Eardley, C, Finnamore, A.T. & Michener, C.D. 1993. Superfamily Apoidea (pp. 279-357). In GOULET, H. & HUBER, J. (eds). Hymenoptera of the World: an identification guide to families. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, Canada, 668 pp.

Eardley C.,Kuhlmann M., Pauly A. 2010. The Bee Genera and Subgenera of sub-Saharan Africa. Abc Taxa vol 7: i-vi, 138 pp.

Michener, C.D. 2000. The Bees of the World. Johns Hopkins University Press. 953 pp.

Credits

Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).


Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

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