Definition of Superfamily Apoidea
1. Noun. Bees.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Hymenoptera, Order Hymenoptera
Member holonyms: Bee, Queen Bee, Worker Bee, Apidae, Family Apidae, Andrenidae, Family Andrenidae, Family Halictidae, Halictidae, Family Megachilidae, Megachilidae
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Literary usage of Superfamily Apoidea
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1. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1921)
"... and five to the superfamily Apoidea. Among the bee genera are such common and well recognized ones as ..."
2. Applied Entomology; an Introductory Text-book of Insects in Their Relations by Henry Torsey Fernald (1921)
"superfamily Apoidea (The Bees).—The bees familiar to everybody, are the bumblebees and the honey bee, but these form a very small part of the insects ..."
3. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1900)
"ASHMEAD, WH Classification of the bees, or the superfamily Apoidea. Tr. Amer. ent. Soc. xxvi, pp. 49-100. [Hymenoptera.] 34. ..."
4. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"CLASSIFICATION AND BIOGEOGRAPHY OF BEES Bees comprise the superfamily Apoidea, an extremely successful and highly specialized offshoot from ..."