Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Hexapoda > Class Insecta > Order Hymenoptera > Suborder Apocrita > Superfamily Apoidea > Family Apidae > Genus Megachile

Megachile rotundata (Fabricius, 1787)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Apis Linnaeus, 1758

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

MegachileLatreille, 1802accepted genus name

Species group names

Apis rotundata Fabricius, 1787 objective synonym
Apis pacifica Panzer, 1798 subjective synonym



External Links



Dr Andrew Polaszek. Megachile rotundata (Fabricius, 1787). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=232852




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EU Birds Directive:
Annex II/A 2009This species may be hunted under national legislation and in the geographical sea and land area where this Directive applies, as long as it does not jeopardise conservation efforts in their distribution area, according to Annex II/A of the EU Bird Directive 2009/147/EC.
Annex III/A 2009For this species, the sale, transport for sale, keeping for sale and the offering for sale of live or dead specimens and of any readily recognisable parts or derivatives of such birds is prohibited unless it has been legally killed or captured or otherwise legally acquired, according to Annex III/A of the EU Bird Directive 2009/147/EC.

listed This species is a plant pest species according to the HYpermedia en Protection des Plantes: Zoology (HYPPZ)
Red List status LC 2009This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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2004-06-21 by Dr Mircea-Dan Mitroiu & by Dr Andrew Polaszek

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