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Classification and checklist of Afrotropical Apidae

Checklist of Honey bees, Sweat bees, Cuckoo bees, Digger bees & Carpenter bees of the Afrotropical region

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

  • Subfamily APINAE

    • Tribe Anthophorini

      • Genus Amegilla Friese, 1897

        • Amegilla acraensis (Fabricius, 1793) (Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Amegilla advenula (Cockerell, 1930) (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Amegilla aerizusa (Vachal, 1903) (Gabon, Sierra Leone)

        • Amegilla africana (Friese, 1905) (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

        • Amegilla albida (Dours, 1869) ("Afr) occid", Palaearctic)

        • Amegilla albocaudata (Dours, 1869) (Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

        • Amegilla annos (Vachal, 1903) (Sierra Leone)

        • Amegilla antimena (Saussure, 1891) (Aldabra, Madagascar)

        • Amegilla arcana (Cockerell, 1936) (Uganda)

        • Amegilla aspergina (Cockerell, 1933) (South Africa)

        • Amegilla atribasis (Cockerell, 1933) (Ghana, Nigeria)

        • Amegilla atrocincta (Lepeletier, 1841) (Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

        • Amegilla bechuanensis (Cockerell, 1935) (Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Amegilla bequaerti (Cockerell, 1930) (Liberia)

        • Amegilla bothai (Friese, 1911) (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Uganda)

        • Amegilla brooksi Eardley, 1994 (Mozambique, South Africa)

        • Amegilla byssina (Klug, 1845) (Ethiopia)

        • Amegilla caelestina (Cockerell, 1919) (South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

        • Amegilla caerulea (Friese, 1905) (Angola, Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Kenya, Malawi, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda)

        • Amegilla calens (Lepeletier, 1841) (Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Kenya, Liberia, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

        • Amegilla capensis (Friese, 1905) (Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

        • Amegilla centralis (Cockerell, 1930) (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Amegilla cincta (Fabricius, 1781) (Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Uganda, Oriental)

        • Amegilla cincta conradsi (Strand, 1911) (Tanzania)

        • Amegilla circulata (Fabricius, 1781) (Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo)

        • Amegilla comorensis Brooks & Pauly, 2001 (Comores)

        • Amegilla cyanipennis (Saussaure, 1891) (Madagascar)

        • Amegilla cymatilis Eardley, 1994 (South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Amegilla deltoides (du Buysson, 1897) (South Africa)

        • Amegilla disrupta (Cockerell, 1920) (Nigeria)

        • Amegilla elsei Brooks, 1988 (Angola)

        • Amegilla eritrina (Friese, 1915) (Ghana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria)

        • Amegilla expleta (Vachal, 1910) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Amegilla fallax (Smith, 1879) (Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

        • Amegilla ferrocincta (Cockerell, 1936) (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Amegilla grandiceps (Friese, 1905) (Malawi, Tanzania)

        • Amegilla griseotecta (Cockerell, 1946) (Kenya)

        • Amegilla hypocyanea (Cockerell, 1930) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Amegilla kaimosica (Cockerell, 1946) (Kenya, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Amegilla kalahari Eardley, 1994 (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Amegilla katangensis (Cockerell, 1930) (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Amegilla kuleni Eardley, 1994 (Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa)

        • Amegilla langi (Cockerell, 1935) (Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Amegilla liberica (Cockerell, 1930) (Liberia)

        • Amegilla maculicornis (Lepeletier, 1941) (Senegal)

        • Amegilla madecassa (Saussure, 1891) (Madagascar, Uganda)

        • Amegilla michaelis (Cockerell, 1930) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Amegilla mimadvena (Cockerell, 1916) (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

        • Amegilla natalensis (Friese, 1922) (Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Amegilla nigritarsis (Friese, 1905) (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

        • Amegilla nigroclypeata (Friese, 1909) (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Liberia, Togo)

        • Amegilla nila Eardley, 1994 (Zimbabwe)

        • Amegilla nivea (Lepeletier, 1841) (Senegal)

        • Amegilla niveata (Friese, 1905) (Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa)

        • Amegilla nonconforma Brooks, 1988 (Malawi)

        • Amegilla nubica (Lepeletier, 1841) (Botswana, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

        • Amegilla obscuriceps (Friese, 1905) (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lesotho, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Amegilla penicula Eardley, 1994 (Botswana, South Africa)

        • Amegilla punctifrons (Walker, 1871) (Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Zimbabwe, Palaearctic)

        • Amegilla rapida (Smith, 1879) (South Africa)

        • Amegilla regalis (Cockerell, 1946) (Cameroon)

        • Amegilla robinae Brooks, 1988 (Sierra Leone)

        • Amegilla rufipes (Lepeletier, 1841) (Ethiopia, South Africa)

        • Amegilla senegalensis Friese, 1922 (Senegal)

        • Amegilla sierra Eardley, 1994 (Malawi, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

        • Amegilla simbana (Cockerell, 1936) (Kenya)

        • Amegilla sjoestedti (Friese, 1909) (Tanzania)

        • Amegilla somalica (Magretti, 1898) (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Senegal, Somalia, Uganda)

        • Amegilla spilostoma (Cameron, 1905) (South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Amegilla subtorrida (Cockerell, 1946) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Amegilla terminata (Smith, 1879) (Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Amegilla triangulifera (Cockerell, 1933) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Amegilla tubifera (Cockerell, 1933) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Amegilla vanderysti (Cockerell, 1936) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Amegilla velutina (Friese, 1909) (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Amegilla vestitula (Cockerell, 1936) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Amegilla vivida (Smith, 1879) (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Uganda)

        • Amegilla vivida guinea Strand, 1912 (Equatorial Guinea)

      • Genus Anthophora Latreille, 1802

        • Anthophora abrochia Eardley & Brooks, 1989 (South Africa)

        • Anthophora albitomentosa Eardley & Brooks, 1989 (Namibia)

        • Anthophora angolensis (Dalla Torre, 1896) (Angola)

        • Anthophora appletoni Cockerell, 1946 (Somalia)

        • Anthophora armata Friese, 1905 (Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Anthophora argyrospila Cockerell, 1938 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Anthophora atrifrons Smith, 1854 (South Africa)

        • Anthophora auone Eardley & Brooks, 1989 (Angola, Namibia, South Africa)

        • Anthophora basalis Smith, 1854 (Botswana, Namibia, South Africa)

        • Anthophora braunsiana Friese, 1905 (South Africa)

        • Anthophora candidifrons Cockerell, 1946 (Kenya)

        • Anthophora diversipes Friese, 1922 (South Africa)

        • Anthophora ekuivensis Cockerell, 1908 (Namibia)

        • Anthophora epichariformis Gribodo, 1893 (South Africa)

        • Anthophora eritrea Brooks, 1988 (Ethiopia)

        • Anthophora ferripicta Cockerell, 1935 (Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zimbabwe)

        • Anthophora flaviscopa Eardley & Brooks, 1989 (South Africa)

        • Anthophora glaucopis Friese, 1905 (Tanzania, Namibia)

        • Anthophora hastula (Vachal, 1909) (Ethiopia)

        • Anthophora hirtiventris Friese, 1911 (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Anthophora inclyta Walker, 1871 (Tanzania [?], Oriental, Palaearctic)

        • Anthophora joetta Brooks, 1988 (Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Anthophora kigomensis Cockerell, 1938 (Tanzania)

        • Anthophora kigonserana Friese, 1905 (Tanzania)

        • Anthophora kodrokonis Cockerell, 1946 (Sudan)

        • Anthophora kristenseni Friese, 1915 (Ethiopia)

        • Anthophora krugeri Eardley & Brooks, 1989 (South Africa)

        • Anthophora labrosa Friese, 1911 (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Anthophora leonis Cockerell, 1933 (South Africa)

        • Anthophora leucopyga Friese, 1911 (Zimbabwe)

        • Anthophora lomamica Cockerell, 1936 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Anthophora lumbwana Cockerell, 1946 (Kenya)

        • Anthophora matopensis Cockerell, 1933 (Malawi, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Anthophora mephistophelicana Strand, 1911 (Namibia)

        • Anthophora micheneri Brooks, 1988 (Kenya)

        • Anthophora namaquensis Eardley & Brooks, 1989 (South Africa)

        • Anthophora neavei Vachal, 1910 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Anthophora nigrifacies Friese, 1905 (Ethiopia)

        • Anthophora oldi Meade–Waldo, 1914 (Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

        • Anthophora padiola Vachal, 1909 (Kenya)

        • Anthophora perdita Cockerell, 1946 (Kenya)

        • Anthophora postica Vachal, 1910 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Anthophora praecox Friese, 1909 (Lesotho, South Africa)

        • Anthophora pygmaea Meade–Waldo, 1914 (Botswana, Zambia)

        • Anthophora pyropyga Dours, 1869 (Kenya, South Africa)

        • Anthophora rhodesiae Meade–Waldo, 1914 (Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Anthophora ruficauda (Cameron, 1905) (South Africa)

        • Anthophora rufolanata Dours, 1869 (Namibia, South Africa, Uganda)

        • Anthophora rufovestita Cockerell, 1946 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Anthophora schultzei Friese, 1909 (South Africa)

        • Anthophora strucki Eardley & Brooks, 1989 (South Africa)

        • Anthophora tetradonta Cockerell, 1933  (Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

        • Anthophora vestita Smith, 1854 (Angola, Kenya, Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Anthophora wartmanni Friese, 1905 (South Africa)

        • Anthophora xanthostoma Cockerell, 1932 (Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Anthophora zombana Cockerell, 1910 (Malawi)

      • Genus Pachymelus Smith, 1879

        • Pachymelus abessinicus (Friese, 1911) (Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda)

        • Pachymelus androyanus Brooks & Pauly, 2001 (Madagascar)

        • Pachymelus bettoni (Cockerell, 1910) (Kenya)

        • Pachymelus beharensis Benoist, 1962 (Madagascar)

        • Pachymelus bicolor (Saussure, 1891) (Madagascar)

        • Pachymelus ciliatus Friese, 1922 (Madagascar)

        • Pachymelus claviger Benoist, 1962 (Madagascar)

        • Pachymelus conspicuus Smith, 1879 (Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Tanzania, Zambia)

        • Pachymelus festivus (Dours, 1869) (Lesotho, South Africa)

        • Pachymelus flavithorax Benoist, 1962 (Madagascar)

        • Pachymelus heydenii (Saussure, 1891) (Madagascar)

        • Pachymelus hova (Saussure, 1891) (Madagascar)

        • Pachymelus lata (Cameron, 1905) (South Africa)

        • Pachymelus limbatus (Saussure, 1891) (Madagascar)

        • Pachymelus micrephalus Smith, 1879 (Madagascar)

        • Pachymelus oculariellus Brooks & Pauly, 2001 (Madagascar)

        • Pachymelus ocularis (Saussure, 1891) (Madagascar)

        • Pachymelus peringueyi (Friese, 1911) (South Africa)

        • Pachymelus radovae (Saussure, 1891) (Madagascar)

        • Pachymelus ratsiraka Brooks & Pauly, 2001 (Madagascar)

        • Pachymelus reichardti Stadelmann, 1898 (Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania)

        • Pachymelus unicolor (Saussure, 1891) (Madagascar)

    • Tribe Apini

    • Tribe Ctenoplectrini

      • Genus Ctenoplectra Kirby, 1826

        • Ctenoplectra albolimbata Magretti, 1895 (Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Africa, East and south–east Africa)

        • Ctenoplectra antinorii Gribodo, 1884 (Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya,

        • Ctenoplectra armata Magretti, 1895 (Ethiopia, Malawi, Namibia, Somalia, East and south–east Africa)

        • Ctenoplectra bequaerti Cockerell, 1930 (Congo, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Togo)

        • Ctenoplectra paolii Guiglia, 1928 (Somalia)

        • Ctenoplectra polita (Strand, 1912) (Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Togo, tropical West, East and south–east Africa)

        • Ctenoplectra terminalis Smith, 1879 (Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

      • Genus Ctenoplectrina Cockerell, 1930

        • Ctenoplectrina allaudi (Vachal, 1903) (Guinea)

        • Ctenoplectrina politula (Cockerell, 1930) (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Somalia, West Africa, East and south–east Africa)

        • Ctenoplectrina ugandica (Cockerell, 1945) (Uganda)

    •  Tribe Eucerini

      • Genus Tetralonia Spinola, 1839

        • Tetralonia boharti (Eardley, 1989) (Kenya, Tanzania)

        • Tetralonia caudata (Friese, 1905) (Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

        • Tetralonia cinctula Cockerell, 1936 (Botswana, Kenya, Namibia)

        • Tetralonia fraterna Friese, 1911 (Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Senegal, South Africa)

        • Tetralonia labrosa Friese, 1911 (Kenya)

        • Tetralonia macrognatha (Gerstaecker, 1870) (Angola, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Tetralonia mesotes (Eardley, 1989) (Kenya)

        • Tetralonia nigropilosa Friese, 1911 (Ivory Coast, South Africa)

        • Tetralonia obscuriceps Friese, 1916 (Burkina Faso, Mali, Namibia, Niger, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

        • Tetralonia obscuripes Friese, 1905 (Tanzania)

        • Tetralonia paulyi (Eardley, 1989) (Burkina Faso)

        • Tetralonia penicillata (Friese, 1905) (Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania)

        • Tetralonia ruficollis (Friese, 1911) (Lesotho, South Africa)

        • Tetralonia trichardti Cockerell, 1933 (South Africa)

      • Genus Tetraloniella Ashmead, 1899

        • Tetraloniella abessinica (Friese, 1915) (Ethiopia, Tanzania)

        • Tetraloniella abrochia Eardley, 1989 (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Tetraloniella alboscopacea (Friese, 1909) (South Africa)

        • Tetraloniella apicalis (Friese, 1905) (South Africa)

        • Tetraloniella ataxia Eardley, 1989 (Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Tetraloniella aurantiflava Eardley, 1989 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda)

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

        • Tetraloniella brevikeraia Eardley, 1989 (Lesotho, South Africa)

        • Tetraloniella capensis (Lepeletier, 1841) (South Africa)

        • Tetraloniella elsei Eardley, 1989 (Malawi)

        • Tetraloniella friesei (Meade-Waldo, 1914) (Ethiopia)

        • Tetraloniella inermis (Friese, 1911) (Tanzania)

        • Tetraloniella junodi (Friese, 1909) (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Uganda)

        • Tetraloniella karooensis (Brauns, 1926) (Lesotho, South Africa)

        • Tetraloniella katangensis (Cockerell, 1930) (Botswana, Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

        • Tetraloniella keiseri (Benoist, 1962) (Madagascar)

        • Tetraloniella madecassa (Benoist, 1962) (Madagascar)

        • Tetraloniella michaelseni (Friese, 1916) (Botswana, Namibia, South Africa)

        • Tetraloniella minuta (Friese, 1905) (South Africa)

        • Tetraloniella minuticornis (Friese, 1905) (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Tetraloniella nanula (Cockerell, 1932) (South Africa)

        • Tetraloniella nigricans (Cockerell, 1932) (South Africa)

        • Tetraloniella nostra (Cockerell, 1933) (Zimbabwe)

        • Tetraloniella nyassana (Strand, 1911) (Malawi)

        • Tetraloniella ogilviae (Cockerell, 1935) (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Tetraloniella ottiliensis (Friese, 1905) (Ethiopia, Malawi, Tanzania)

        • Tetraloniella pachysoma (Cockerell, 1920) (South Africa)

        • Tetraloniella paulyi Eardley, 2001 (Madagascar)

        • Tetraloniella sierranila Eardley, 1989 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Uganda)

        • Tetraloniella simpsoni (Meade-Waldo, 1914) (Nigeria)

        • Tetraloniella sjoestedti (Friese, 1909) (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

        • Tetraloniella snizeki (Tkalců, 2003) (Tanzania)

        • Tetraloniella tenuifasciata (Friese, 1911) (South Africa)

        • Tetraloniella tethepa Eardley, 2001 (Madagascar)

        • Tetraloniella vansoni (Cockerell, 1935) (Botswana, South Africa)

        • Tetraloniella watmoughi Eardley, 1989 (Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa)

        • Tetraloniella whiteheadi Eardley, 1989 (Namibia)

    • Tribe Melectini

      • Genus Afromelecta Lieftinck, 1972

        • Afromelecta bicuspis (Stadelmann, 1898) (Tanzania)

        • Afromelecta fulvohirta (Cameron, 1905) (South Africa)

        • Afromelecta lieftincki Eardley, 1991 (Kenya)

      • Genus Melecta Latreille

        • Melecta aegyptiaca Radoszkowski, 1873 (Egypt, Ethiopia)

        • Melecta assimilis Radoszkowski, 1873 (Ethiopia)

        • Melecta octomaculata Radoszkowski, 1873 (Ethiopia)

      • Genus Thyreus Panzer, 1806

        • Thyreus abyssinicus (Radoszkowski, 1873) (Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Thyreus africana (Radoszkowski, 1893) (Democratic Republic of the Congo, “Central Africa”)

        • Thyreus albomaculatus (DeGeer, 1778) (Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

        • Thyreus alfkeni (Brauns, 1909) (South Africa)

        • Thyreus axillaris (Vachal, 1903) (Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Guinea, Liberia, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

        • Thyreus bouyssoui (Vachal, 1903) (Angola, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

        • Thyreus brachyaspis (Cockerell, 1936) (South Africa)

        • Thyreus calcaratus (Vachal) (Africa)

        • Thyreus calceatus (Vachal, 1903) (Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kenya, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

        • Thyreus delumbatus (Vachal, 1903) (Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Thyreus empeyi Eardley, 1991 (Botswana, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Thyreus erythraeensis (Meyer, 1921) (Ethiopia)

        • Thyreus forchhammeri Eardley, 1991 (Botswana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, South Africa)

        • Thyreus fortissimus (Cockerell & Mackie, 1933) (‘Africa’, Ethiopia)

        • Thyreus gambiensis (Cockerell & Mackie, 1933) (Nigeria)

        • Thyreus grahami (Cockerell, 1910) (Ghana, Nigeria)

        • Thyreus hyalinatus (Vachal, 1903) (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan)

        • Thyreus interruptus (Vachal, 1903) (Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Uganda)

        • Thyreus kilimandjaricus (Strand, 1911) (Tanzania)

        • Thyreus lieftincki Rozen, 1969 (South Africa)

        • Thyreus maculiscutis (Cameron, 1905) (South Africa)

        • Thyreus meripes (Vachal, 1903) (Angola, Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

        • Thyreus neavei (Cockerell, 1933) (Kenya, Mozambique, Zimbabwe)

        • Thyreus nigoventralis (Meyer, 1921) (Ethiopia)

        • Thyreus niloticus (Cockerell, 1937) (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

        • Thyreus nubica (Lepeletier, 1841) (Ethiopia, Nigeria, Sudan)

        • Thyreus oxyaspis (Cockerell, 1936) (South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe)

        • Thyreus pica (Strand, 1911) (Namibia)

        • Thyreus pictus (Smith, 1854) (Angola, Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

        • Thyreus plumifer (Brauns, 1909) (Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Thyreus pretextus (Vachal, 1903) (Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Togo, Uganda)

        • Thyreus proximus (Meyer, 1921) (Sudan)

        • Thyreus quinquefasciatus (Smith, 1879) (Madagascar)

        • Thyreus scotaspis (Vachal, 1903) (Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda)

        • Thyreus sejuncta (Saussure, 1891) (Madagascar)

        • Thyreus somalicus (Strand, 1911) (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Somalia, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Thyreus splendidulus (Lepeletier, 1841) (Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria, Uganda)

        • Thyreus stellifera (Cockerell, 1936) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Thyreus strandi (Meyer, 1921) (Ethiopia)

        • Thyreus tschoffeni (Vachal, 1903) (Angola, Congo, Kenya, Zambia)

        • Thyreus vachali (Friese, 1905) (Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

    • Tribe Meliponini

      • Genus Cleptotrigona Moure, 1961

        • Cleptotrigona cubiceps (Friese, 1912) (Angola, Gabon, Liberia to Tanzania, South Africa)

      • Genus Dactylurina Cockerell, 1934

        • Dactylurina schmidti (Stadelmann, 1895) (Kenya, Tanzania)

        • Dactylurina staudingeri (Gribodo, 1893) (Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda)

      • Genus Hypotrigona Cockerell, 1934

        • Hypotrigona araujoi (Michener, 1959) (Angola)

        • Hypotrigona gribodoi (Magretti, 1884) (Angola, Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Gabon, Kenya, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

        • Hypotrigona penna Eardley, 2005 (Mali, Niger, Senegal)

        • Hypotrigona ruspolii (Magretti, 1898) (Angola, Cameroon, Congo, East Africa, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Nigeria, Sao Thomé, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

        • Hypotrigona squamuligera (Benoist, 1937) (Sudan, Palaearctic)

      • Genus Liotrigona Moure, 1961

        • Liotrigona betsimisaraka Pauly, 2001 (Madagascar)

        • Liotrigona bitika Brooks & Michener, 1988 (Madagascar)

        • Liotrigona bottegoi (Magretti, 1895) (Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

        • Liotrigona chromensis Pauly, 2001 (Madagascar)

        • Liotrigona madecassa (Saussure, 1891) (Madagascar)

        • Liotrigona mahafalya Brooks & Michener, 1988 (Madagascar)

        • Liotrigona nilssoni Michener, 1990 (Madagascar)

        • Liotrigona parvula Darchen, 1971 (Botswana, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Liotrigona voeltzkowi (Friese, 1901) (Madagascar)

      • Genus Meliponula Cockerell, 1934

        • Meliponula beccarii (Gribodo, 1879) (Angola, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guinea, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Meliponula bocandei (Spinola, 1853) (Angola, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Uganda)

        • Meliponula cameroonensis (Friese¸ 1900) (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Togo)

        • Meliponula ferruginea (Lepeletier, 1841) (Angola, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Meliponula gambiana (Moure, 1961) (Gambia)

        • Meliponula griswoldorum Eardley, 2005 (Zambia)

        • Meliponula lendliana (Friese, 1900) (Angola, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Guinea, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania)

        • Meliponula nebulata (Smith, 1854) (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Uganda)

        • Meliponula ogouensis (Vachal, 1903) (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania)

        • Meliponula richardsi (Darchen, 1981) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Meliponula roubiki Eardley, 2005 (Gabon)

        • Meliponula simpsoni (Moure, 1961) (Ghana)

      • Genus Plebeina Moure, 1961

        • Plebeina hildebrandti (Friese, 1900) (Botswana, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

  • Subfamily NOMADINAE

    • Tribe Ammobatini

      • Genus Ammobates Latreille, 1809

        • Ammobates auster Eardley, 1997 (Namibia, South Africa)

      • Genus Melanempis Saussure, 1891

        • Melanempis ater (Saussure, 1891) (Madagascar)

        • Melanempis eremnochlora Brooks & Pauly, 2001 (Madagascar)

        • Melanempis fulva Brooks & Pauly, 2001 (Madagascar)

        • Melanempis seyrigi Brooks & Pauly, 2001 (Madagascar)

        • Melanempis scoliiformis Brooks & Pauly, 2001 (Madagascar)

      • Genus Pasites Jurine, 1807

        • Pasites appletoni (Cockerell, 1910) (Botswana, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Namibia, Niger, Somalia, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Pasites atratulus Friese, 1922 (Cameroon, Ghana)

        • Pasites barkeri (Cockerell, 1919) (Burundi, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

        • Pasites bicolor Friese, 1901 (Madagascar)

        • Pasites braunsi (Bischoff, 1923) (Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Pasites carnifex (Gerstaecker, 1869) (Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

        • Pasites dichroa Smith, 1854 (Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Sierra Leone)

        • Pasites friesei Cockerell, 1910 (Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Namibia, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Zimbabwe)

        • Pasites gabonensis (Vachal, 1903) (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon)

        • Pasites gnomus Eardley, 1997 (Niger)

        • Pasites histrio (Gerstaecker, 1869) (Gabon, Namibia, South Africa)

        • Pasites humecta Eardley, 1997 (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Nigeria, Tanzania)

        • Pasites jenseni (Friese, 1915) (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Pasites jonesi (Cockerell, 1921) (Kenya, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Pasites namibiensis Eardley, 1997 (Namibia)

        • Pasites nilssoni Eardley, 1997 (Madagascar)

        • Pasites paulyi Eardley, 1997 (Cameroon)

        • Pasites rotundiceps (Bischoff, 1923) (Tanzania)

        • Pasites rufipes (Friese, 1915) (South Africa)

        • Pasites somalicus Eardley, 1997 (Somalia)

        • Pasites tegularis Friese, 1922 (Madagascar)

        • Pasites tropica (Cockerell, 1933) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

      • Genus Sphecodopsis Bischoff, 1923

        • Sphecodopsis aculeata (Friese, 1922) (South Africa)

        • Sphecodopsis argyrura (Cockerell, 1933) (South Africa)

        • Sphecodopsis capensis (Friese, 1915) (South Africa)

        • Sphecodopsis capicola (Strand, 1911) South Africa)

        • Sphecodopsis carolinae Eardley, 2007 (South Africa)

        • Sphecodopsis fumipennis (Bischoff, 1923) (South Africa)

        • Sphecodopsis kuhlmanni Eardley, 2007 (South Africa)

        • Sphecodopsis longipygidium Eardley, 1997 (South Africa)

        • Sphecodopsis minutissima (Cockerell, 1933) (South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Sphecodopsis namaquensis Eardley, 1997 (South Africa)

        • Sphecodopsis papilla Eardley, 2007 (South Africa)

        • Sphecodopsis semirufa (Cockerell, 1933) (South Africa)

        • Sphecodopsis vespericena Eardley, 1997 (South Africa)

        • Sphecodopsis villosa (Friese, 1909) (South Africa)

    • Tribe Ammobatoidini

      • Genus Ammobatoides Radoszkowski, 1867

        • Ammobatoides braunsi Bischoff, 1923 (South Africa)

    • Tribe Biastini

    • Tribe Epeolini

      • Genus Epeolus Latreille, 1802

        • Epeolus alatus Friese, 1922 (Zimbabwe)

        • Epeolus amabilis Gerstaecker, 1869 (Kenya, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Epeolus caffer (Lepeletier, 1841) (South Africa)

        • Epeolus cestus Eardley, 1991 (South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Epeolus corniculatus Bischoff, 1923 (Tanzania)

        • Epeolus diodontus Cockerell, 1934 (Sudan)

        • Epeolus friesei Brauns, 1903 (South Africa)

        • Epeolus fulviventris Bischoff, 1923 (South Africa)

        • Epeolus kristenseni Friese, 1915 (Ethiopia)

        • Epeolus natalensis Smith, 1879 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

        • Epeolus pubescens Cockerell, 1937 (Namibia)

        • Epeolus pygmaeorum Cockerell, 1932 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe)

        • Epeolus rufothoracicus Bischoff, 1923 (South Africa)

    • Tribe Nomadini

      • Genus Nomada Scopoli, 1770

        • Nomada abyssinica Meade-Waldo, 1913 (Ethiopia)

        • Nomada aethiopica Eardley & Schwarz, 1991 (Ethiopia)

        • Nomada africana Friese, 1911 (Ethiopia, Nigeria)

        • Nomada aurantifascia Eardley & Schwarz, 1991 (Ethiopia)

        • Nomada cordillera Eardley & Schwarz, 1991 (Ethiopia)

        • Nomada eximia Eardley & Schwarz, 1991 (South Africa)

        • Nomada gigas Friese, 1905 (South Africa)

        • Nomada guichardiana Eardley & Schwarz, 1991 (Ethiopia)

        • Nomada hararensis Meade-Waldo, 1913 (Ethiopia)

        • Nomada whiteheadi Eardley & Schwarz, 1991 (South Africa)

  • Subfamily XYLOCOPINAE

    • Tribe Allodapini

      • Genus Allodape Lepeletier and Serville, 1825

        • Allodape albolineata Cockerell, 1934 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Allodape armatipes Friese, 1924 (South Africa)

        • Allodape australissima Michener, 1975 (South Africa)

        • Allodape bipunctata Friese, 1924 (Tanzania)

        • Allodape brachycephala Michener, 1971 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Uganda)

        • Allodape ceratinoides Gribodo, 1884 (South Africa)

        • Allodape chapini Cockerell, 1932 (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon)

        • Allodape collaris Vachal, 1903 (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Uganda)

        • Allodape dapa Strand, 1912 (Equatorial Guinea, Uganda)

        • Allodape derufata Strand, 1912 (Angola, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda)

        • Allodape flavocincta ornatibasis Cockerell, 1938 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda)

        • Allodape ellioti Saussure, 1897 (Madagascar)

        • Allodape exoloma Strand, 1915 (Lesotho, South Africa, Tanzania)

        • Allodape friesei Strand, 1915 (South Africa)

        • Allodape greatheadi Michener, 1970 (Uganda)

        • Allodape interrupta Vachal, 1903 (Cameroon, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Zambia)

        • Allodape laeviceps Strand, 1912 (Equatorial Guinea)

        • Allodape macula Strand, 1912 (Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Liberia, Rwanda)

        • Allodape mea Strand, 1912 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea)

        • Allodape microsticta Cockerell, 1934 (South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Allodape mirabilis Schulz, 1906 (Cameroon)

        • Allodape mucronata Smith, 1854 (South Africa)

        • Allodape nitidicollis Friese, 1921 (Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa)

        • Allodape nula Strand, 1912 (Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea)

        • Allodape obscuripennis Strand, 1915 (South Africa)

        • Allodape panurgoides Smith, 1854 (South Africa)

        • Allodape pernix (Bingham, 1903) (Mozambique, South Africa)

        • Allodape picticorpus Strand, 1912 (Equatorial Guinea)

        • Allodape picticorpus claristigma Strand, 1912 (Equatorial Guinea)

        • Allodape pictifrons Smith, 1854 (Mozambique, South Africa)

        • Allodape punctata (Lepeletier & Serville, 1828) (South Africa)

        • Allodape quadrilineata (Cameron, 1905) (South Africa)

        • Allodape rufogastra Lepeletier & Serville, 1825 (South Africa)

        • Allodape scutelligera Strand, 1912 (Equatorial Guinea)

        • Allodape skaifeorum Michener, 1975 (South Africa)

        • Allodape stellarum Cockerell, 1916 (South Africa)

        • Allodape tridentipes Cockerell, 1933 (South Africa)

      • Genus Allodapula Cockerell, 1934

        • Allodapula acutigera Cockerell, 1936 (South Africa)

        • Allodapula brunnescens (Cockerell), 1934 (South Africa)

        • Allodapula dichroa (Strand, 1915) (South Africa)

        • Allodapula empeyi Michener, 1975 (South Africa)

        • Allodapula guillarmodi Michener, 1970 (South Africa)

        • Allodapula hessei Michener, 1971 (South Africa)

        • Allodapula jucunda (Smith, 1879) (South Africa)

        • Allodapula maculithorax Michener, 1971 (South Africa)

        • Allodapula melanopus (Cameron, 1905) (South Africa)

        • Allodapula monticola (Cockerell, 1933) (South Africa)

        • Allodapula ornaticeps Michener, 1971 (South Africa)

        • Allodapula palliceps (Friese, 1924) (South Africa)

        • Allodapula rozeni Michener, 1971 (South Africa)

        • Allodapula turneri (Cockerell, 1934) (South Africa)

        • Allodapula variegata (Smith, 1854) (South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

        • Allodapula xerica Michener, 1970 (South Africa)

      • Genus Braunsapis Michener, 1969

        • Braunsapis acuticauda Michener, 1971 (South Africa)

        • Braunsapis affinissima (Gribodo, 1894) (Mozambique)

        • Braunsapis albipennis (Friese, 1909) (Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Braunsapis albitarsis (Friese,1924) (Ethiopia, Kenya)

        • Braunsapis angolensis (Cockerell,1933)

        • Angola, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda)

        • Braunsapis antandroy Brooks & Pauly, 2001 (Madagascar)

        • Braunsapis aureoscopa Michener, 1975 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Nigeria)

        • Braunsapis bouyssoui (Vachal, 1903) (Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

        • Braunsapis calidula (Cockerell, 1908) (Angola, Tanzania)

        • Braunsapis debilis (Cockerell, 1934) (Cameroon, Gabon, Liberia)

        • Braunsapis draconis Michener, 1970 (South Africa)

        • Braunsapis elizabethana (Strand, 1915) (South Africa)

        • Braunsapis facialis (Gerstaecker, 1858) (Angola, Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

        • Braunsapis flavitarsis (Gerstaecker, 1870) (Kenya)

        • Braunsapis foveata (Smith, 1854) (Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

        • Braunsapis fuscinervis (Cameron, 1905) (South Africa)

        • Braunsapis ghanae Michener, 1975 (Ghana, Nigeria)

        • Braunsapis gorillarum (Cockerell, 1936) (Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda)

        • Braunsapis langenburgensis (Strand, 1915) (Mozambique, Tanzania)

        • Braunsapis leptozonia (Vachal, 1909) (Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

        • Braunsapis liliputana (Strand, 1915) (Malawi, Mozambique)

        • Braunsapis longula (Friese, 1916) (Namibia)

        • Braunsapis luapulana (Cockerell, 1936) (Burundi, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda)

        • Braunsapis lyrata (Cockerell, 1935) (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Uganda)

        • Braunsapis maculata Reyes, 1991 (Madagascar)

        • Braunsapis madecassa (Benoist, 1955) (Madagascar)

        • Braunsapis madecassella Michener 1977 (Madagascar)

        • Braunsapis minutula (Friese, 1914) (Tanzania)

        • Braunsapis natalica Michener, 1970 (Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa)

        • Braunsapis nautica (Cockerell, 1935) (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Nigeria, Uganda)

        • Braunsapis neavei (Vachal, 1910) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Braunsapis otavica (Cockerell, 1939) (Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa)

        • Braunsapis pallida Michener, 1971 (Malawi)

        • Braunsapis paradoxa (Strand, 1915) (South Africa)

        • Braunsapis rhodesi (Cockerell, 1936) (Malawi, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Braunsapis rolini (Vachal, 1903) (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Mozambique, Uganda)

        • Braunsapis rubicundula (Strand, 1915) (Tanzania)

        • Braunsapis rugosella (Cockerell, 1936) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Braunsapis simplicipes Michener, 1969 (Kenya)

        • Braunsapis somatotheca (Strand, 1915) (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Tanzania)

        • Braunsapis strandi (Masi, 1930) (Liberia, Malawi, Nigeria, Somalia)

        • Braunsapis stuckenbergorum Michener, 1970 (Malawi, South Africa)

        • Braunsapis trochanterata (Gerstaecker, 1870) (Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania)

        • Braunsapis vitrea (Vachal, 1903) (Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Braunsapis virilipicta (Strand, 1915) (Tanzania)

      • Genus Compsomelissa Alfken, 1924

        • Compsomelissa angustula (Cockerell, 1934) (South Africa)

        • Compsomelissa borneri Alfken, 1924 (Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan)

        • Compsomelissa harveyi (Cockerell, 1936) (Zimbabwe)

        • Compsomelissa nigrinervis (Cameron, 1905) (South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Compsomelissa quadratifera (Cockerell, 1934) (South Africa)

        • Compsomelissa stigma (Strand, 1915) (Tanzania)

        • Compsomelissa stigmoides (Michener, 1971) (Kenya)

        • Compsomelissa zavattarii (Michener, 1966) (Eritrea)

        • Compsomelissa zaxantha (Cockerell, 1934) (Mozambique, South Africa)

      • Genus Effractapis Michener, 1977

        • Effractapis furax Michener, 1977 (Madagascar)

      • Genus Eucondylops Brauns, 1902

        • Eucondylops konowi Brauns, 1902 (South Africa)

        • Eucondylops reducta Michener, 1970 (South Africa)

      • Genus Hasinamelissa Chenoweth and Schwarz, 2008

        • Hasinamelissa acaciae (Brooks & Pauly, 2001) (Madagascar)

        • Hasinamelissa albigena (Brooks & Pauly, 2001) (Madagascar)

        • Hasinamelissa ankaratrensis (Brooks & Pauly, 2001) (Madagascar)

        • Hasinamelissa benoisti (Michener, 1977) (Madagascar)

        • Hasinamelissa curtipilosa (Brooks & Pauly, 2001) (Madagascar)

        • Hasinamelissa didyensis (Brooks & Pauly, 2001) (Madagascar)

        • Hasinamelissa isaloensis (Brooks & Pauly, 2001) (Madagascar)

        • Hasinamelissa keiseri (Benoist, 1962) (Madagascar)

        • Hasinamelissa kraussi (Michener, 1977) (Madagascar)

        • Hasinamelissa minuta (Brooks & Pauly, 2001) (Madagascar)

        • Hasinamelissa pentagonalis (Brooks & Pauly, 2001) (Madagascar)

        • Hasinamelissa personata (Brooks & Pauly, 2001) (Madagascar)

        • Hasinamelissa platyprosopon (Michener, 1977) (Madagascar)

        • Hasinamelissa rufa (Michener, 1977) (Madagascar)

        • Hasinamelissa seyrigi (Benoist, 1962) (Madagascar)

        • Hasinamelissa spatulata (Brooks & Pauly, 2001) (Madagascar)

        • Hasinamelissa spinipennis (Brooks & Pauly, 2001) (Madagascar)

        • Hasinamelissa tulearensis (Michener, 1977) (Madagascar)

      • Genus Macrogalea Cockerell, 1930

        • Macrogalea antanosy Brooks & Pauly, 2001 (Madagascar)

        • Macrogalea berentyensis Brooks & Pauly, 2001 (Madagascar)

        • Macrogalea candida (Smith, 1879) (Angola, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda)

        • Macrogalea candida otaviensis Cockerell, 1936 (Namibia)

        • Macrogalea ellioti (Saussure, 1891) (Madagascar)

        • Macrogalea infernalis Michener, 1977 (Madagascar)

        • Macrogalea maizina Brooks & Pauly, 2001 (Madagascar)

        • Macrogalea magenge Tierney & Schwarz, 2003 (Tanzania)

        • Macrogalea mombasae Cockerell, 1930 (Kenya, Tanzania)

        • Macrogalea scaevolae Brooks & Pauly, 2001 (Madagascar)

        • Macrogalea zanzibarica Michener, 1977 (Tanzania)

      • Genus Nasutapis Michener, 1970

        • Nasutapis straussorum Michener, 1970 (South Africa)

    • Tribe Ceratini

      • Genus Ceratina Latreille, 1802

        • Ceratina aereola Vachal, 1903 (Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Zambia)

        • Ceratina albopicta Cockerell, 1935 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Ceratina aliceae Cockerell, 1937 (South Africa)

        • Ceratina allodapoides Strand, 1912 (Guinea)

        • Ceratina aloes Cockerell, 1932 (South Africa)

        • Ceratina armata Smith, 1854 (South Africa)

        • Ceratina atopura Cockerell, 1937 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Ceratina azurea Benoist, 1955 (Madagascar)

        • Ceratina ballotae Eardley & Daly, 2007 (South Africa)

        • Ceratina barbarae Eardley & Daly, 2007 (South Africa)

        • Ceratina bilobata Cockerell, 1937 (Namibia)

        • Ceratina braunsi Eardley & Daly, 2007 (South Africa)

        • Ceratina citrinifrons Cockerell, 1937 (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Ceratina citriphila Cockerell, 1935 (Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan)

        • Ceratina congoensis Meunier, 1890 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liberia)

        • Ceratina daressalamica Strand, 1912 (Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania)

        • Ceratina diloloensis Cockerell, 1932 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Liberia, Uganda)

        • Ceratina electron Cockerell, 1937 (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Ceratina elisabethae Cockerell, 1937 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Ceratina ericia Vachal, 1903 (Angola, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia)

        • Ceratina excavata Cockerell, 1937 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania)

        • Ceratina fastigata Fox, 1896 (Nigeria, Somalia, Sudan)

        • Ceratina foveifera Strand, 1912 (Cameroon)

        • Ceratina furcilinea Strand, 1912 (Tanzania)

        • Ceratina gnoma Eardley & Daly, 2007 (Namibia)

        • Ceratina guineae Strand, 1912 (Guinea)

        • Ceratina guineana Strand, 1912 (Guinea)

        • Ceratina hexae Eardley & Daly, 2007 (South Africa)

        • Ceratina inermis Friese, 1905 (Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Ceratina labrosa Friese, 1905 (South Africa)

        • Ceratina langenburgiae Strand, 1912 (Tanzania)

        • Ceratina langi Cockerell, 1934 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Ceratina lativentris (Friese, 1905) (Madagascar, Namibia, Tanzania)

        • Ceratina levisulcata Cockerell, 1937 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Ceratina liberica Cockerell, 1937 (Liberia)

        • Ceratina liliputana Cockerell, 1932 (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Ceratina lineola Vachal, 1903 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Ceratina loa Strand, 1912 (Guinea)

        • Ceratina lucifera Cockerell, 1934 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Ceratina ludwigsi Strand, 1914 (Cameroon)

        • Ceratina lunata Friese, 1905 (Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Ceratina macrospila Cockerell, 1937 (Namibia)

        • Ceratina madecassa Friese, 1901 (Madagascar, Seychelles)

        • Ceratina malindiae (Daly, 1988) (Kenya)

        • Ceratina minuta Friese, 1905 (Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

        • Ceratina moerenhouti Vachal, 1903 (Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Ceratina namibensis Eardley & Daly, 2007 (Namibia)

        • Ceratina nasalis Friese, 1905 (Ethiopia, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania)

        • Ceratina nasiinsignita Strand, 1912 (Guinea)

        • Ceratina nativitatis Cockerell, 1937 (Zimbabwe)

        • Ceratina nigriceps Friese, 1905 (Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

        • Ceratina nilotica Cockerell, 1937 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda)

        • Ceratina nilotica maculipes Cockerell, 1937 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Ceratina nilotica miranda Cockerell, 1937 (Uganda)

        • Ceratina nitidella Cockerell, 1937 (Liberia)

        • Ceratina nyassensis Strand, 1912 (Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Madagascar, Mauritius, Namibia, Seychelles, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

        • Ceratina opaca Friese, 1905 (South Africa, Tanzania)

        • Ceratina pacis Cockerell, 1937 (Zimbabwe)

        • Ceratina pallidipes Cockerell, 1937 (Mozambique)

        • Ceratina paulyi (Daly, 1988) (Burkina Faso, Gambia, Nigeria, Senegal)

        • Ceratina pembana Cockerell, 1935 (Tanzania)

        • Ceratina pennicillata Friese, 1905 (Angola, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Ceratina penicilligera Strand, 1912 (Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania)

        • Ceratina perpolita Cockerell, 1937 (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Ceratina personata Friese, 1905 (Nigeria)

        • Ceratina politifrons Cockerell, 1937 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Ceratina rhodura Cockerell, 1937 (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Ceratina roseoviridis Cockerell, 1937 (Kenya, Uganda)

        • Ceratina rossi (Daly, 1988) (Angola)

        • Ceratina rothschildiana Vachal, 1909 (Uganda)

        • Ceratina rufigastra Cockerell, 1937 (Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Ceratina rugosissima Cockerell, 1932 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Ceratina ruwenzorica Cockerell, 1937 (Kenya, Uganda)

        • Ceratina samburuensis Cockerell, 1910 (Kenya)

        • Ceratina sculpturata Smith, 1854 (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Gambia, Ivory Coast, Rwanda, Senegal, Uganda)

        • Ceratina senegalensis Strand, 1912 (Senegal)

        • Ceratina speculifrons Cockerell, 1920 (South Africa)

        • Ceratina speculina Cockerell, 1937 (Sierra Leone)

        • Ceratina spilota Cockerell, 1932 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Ceratina stuckenbergi Eardley & Daly, 2007 (South Africa)

        • Ceratina subquadrata Smith, 1854 (Lesotho, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Ceratina subscintilla Cockerell, 1937 (South Africa)

        • Ceratina tabescens Cockerell, 1912 (Seychelles)

        • Ceratina taborae Strand, 1912 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Ceratina tanganyicensis Strand, 1911 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania)

        • Ceratina tarsata Morawitz, 1872 (Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan) Also Palaearctic region)

        • Ceratina tenkeana Cockerell, 1937 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Ceratina truncata Friese, 1905 (South Africa)

        • Ceratina viridifrons Cockerell, 1934 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Ceratina viridis Guèrin, 1845 (Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Liberia, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan)

        • Ceratina whiteheadi Eardley & Daly, 2007 (Namibia, South Africa)

    • Tribe Xylocopini

      • Genus Xylocopa Latreille, 1802

        • Xylocopa aethiopica Pérez, 1901 (Ethiopia)

        • Xylocopa africana (Fabricius), 1781 (Angola, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Senegal, Togo)

          • Xylocopa africana congoensis Enderlein, 1903 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

          • Xylocopa africana conradti Enderlein, 1903 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Togo)

          • Xylocopa africana longjinensis Strand, 1911 (Cameroon)

        • Xylocopa albiceps Fabricius, 1804 (Angola, Cameroon, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo)

        • Xylocopa albifrons Lepeletier, 1841 (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Xylocopa alticola (Cockerell), 1919 (Mozambique, Tanzania)

        • Xylocopa apicalis Smith, 1854 (Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Gambia, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda)

        • Xylocopa asaccula (LeVeque, 1933) (Uganda)

        • Xylocopa aurorea Friese, 1921 (Chad)

        • Xylocopa bequaerti (Cockerell, 1930) (Liberia)

        • Xylocopa biangulata Vachal, 1899 (Ethiopia)

        • Xylocopa bicarinata Alfken, 1932 (Ethiopia)

        • Xylocopa bouyssoui Vachal, 1898 (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Tanzania, Uganda)

        • Xylocopa braunsi Dusmet y Alonso, 1924 (Tanzania)

        •  Xylocopa caffra (Linnaeus, 1767) (Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Comoro Islands, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Namibia, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Xylocopa calcarata (LeVeque, 1928) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Xylocopa calens Lepeletier, 1841 (Angola, Cameroon, Comoro Islands, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

          • Xylocopa calens malagassa Saussure, 1891 (Madagascar)

          • Xylocopa calens atripyga Strand, 1911 (Tanzania)

        • Xylocopa caloptera Pérez, 1901 (Mozambique, Somalia)

        • Xylocopa capensis Spinola, 1839 (South Africa)

        • Xylocopa capitata Smith, 1854 (South Africa)

          • Xylocopa capitata khuzibiegensis Vicidomini, 2003 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Xylocopa chapini (LeVeque, 1928) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Xylocopa chiyakensis (Cockerell, 1908) (Angola, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Gambia, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo)

        • Xylocopa citrina Friese, 1909 (Congo, Guinea, Togo)

        • Xylocopa claripennis Friese, 1922 (Cameroon)

        • Xylocopa cloti Vachal, 1898 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sudan, Togo) Also Palaearctic region)

        • Xylocopa codinai Dusmet y Alonso, 1924 (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Xylocopa combusta Smith, 1854 (Angola, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Ethiopia, Gabon, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Tanzania)

        • Xylocopa conradsiana Friese, 1911 (Tanzania)

        • Xylocopa cornigera Friese, 1909 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania)

        • Xylocopa cribrata Pérez, 1901 (Somalia)

        • Xylocopa dibongoano Hedicke, 1923 (Cameroon)

        • Xylocopa distinguenda Pérez, 1901 (Sierra Leone)

        • Xylocopa ditypa Vachal, 1898 (Africa)

        • Xylocopa dolosa Vachal, 1899 (Somalia)

        • Xylocopa duala Strand, 1914 (Cameroon)

        • Xylocopa erlangeri Enderlein, 1903 (Ethiopia, Mozambique, Somalia, Tanzania)

        • Xylocopa erythrina Gribodo, 1894 (Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

          • Xylocopa erythrina fulleborni Enderlein, 1903 (Tanzania)

          • Xylocopa erythrina albohirta Friese, 1911 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Xylocopa escalerai Dusmet y Alonso, 1924 (Equatorial Guinea)

        • Xylocopa euxantha Cockerell, 1933 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

          • Xylocopa euxantha euchrysea Cockerell, 1933 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Xylocopa fenestrata (Fabricius, 1798) (Madagascar, Mauritius, Réunion) Also Oriental region)

          • Xylocopa fenestrata mauritii Maa, 1970 (Mauritius)

        • Xylocopa fervens Lepeletier, 1841 (South Africa)

        • Xylocopa flavicollis (De Geer, 1778) (Botswana, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

        • Xylocopa flavorufa (De Geer, 1778) (Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

          • Xylocopa flavorufa kristenseni Friese, 1911 (Ethiopia)

          • Xylocopa flavorufa harrarensis Vachal, 1922 (Ethiopia)

        • Xylocopa forsiusi Dusmet y Alonso, 1924 (Ethiopia)

        • Xylocopa fortissima Cockerell, 1930 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Xylocopa fulva Friese, 1922 (Cameroon, Nigeria)

        • Xylocopa gabonica (Gribodo, 1894) (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone)

        • Xylocopa ganglbaueri Maidl, 1912 (Tanzania)

        • Xylocopa gaullei Vachal, 1898 (Burundi, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda)

        • Xylocopa graueri Maidl, 1912 (Tanzania)

        • Xylocopa gribodoi Magretti, 1892 (Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania)

        • Xylocopa haefligeri Friese, 1909 (Tanzania)

        • Xylocopa hottentotta Smith, 1854 (Angola, Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Liberia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

          • Xylocopa hottentotta alpina Friese, 1922 (Ethiopia, Kenya)

          • Xylocopa hottentotta aurantia Cockerell, 1930 (Liberia)

          • Xylocopa hottentotta barombiana Strand, 1911 (Cameroon, Kenya, Uganda)

          • Xylocopa hottentotta fulvopilosa Friese, 1909 (Cameroon, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo)

          • Xylocopa hottentotta namutonensis Strand, 1911 (Namibia)

          • Xylocopa hottentotta ukerewensis Strand, 1911 (Tanzania)

          • Xylocopa hottentotta usambarensis Strand, 1911 (Tanzania)

        • Xylocopa hyalinipennis Friese, 1922 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi)

        • Xylocopa ignescens (LeVeque, 1928) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Xylocopa imitator Smith, 1854 (Angola, Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania)

          • Xylocopa imitator nigriceps Friese, 1903 (Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Tanzania)

        • Xylocopa incandescens (Cockerell, 1932) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Xylocopa inconstans Smith, 1874 (Angola, Botswana, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Zimbabwe)

        • Xylocopa inquirenda Vachal, 1899 (Cameroon, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo)

        • Xylocopa insola Vachal, 1910 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Xylocopa io Vachal, 1898 (Botswana, South Africa)

        • Xylocopa isabelleae Hurd, 1959 (Kenya, South Africa)

        • Xylocopa kamerunensis Vachal, 1899 (Cameroon)

        • Xylocopa langi (LeVeque, 1928) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Xylocopa lateritia Smith, 1854 (Cameroon, Comoro Islands, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Mozambique, Somalia, Tanzania)

        • Xylocopa lautipennis (Cockerell, 1933) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Xylocopa lepeletieri Enderlein, 1903 (Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea, Liberia, Mozambique, Rwanda)

          • Xylocopa lepeletieri ruboris Strand, 1921 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Xylocopa leucothoracoides Maidl, 1912 (Tanzania)

        • Xylocopa longespinosa Enderlein, 1903 (Ethiopia)

        • Xylocopa longula Friese, 1922 (Kenya)

        • Xylocopa lugubris Gerstaecker, 1858 (Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

        • Xylocopa luteola Lepeletier, 1841 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gambia, Liberia, South Africa, Sudan)

        • Xylocopa merceti Dusmet y Alonso, 1924 (Cameroon)

        • Xylocopa mirabilis Hurd & Moure, 1963 (Madagascar)

        • Xylocopa mixta Radoszkowski, 1881 (Angola, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia)

        • Xylocopa modesta Smith, 1854 (Angola, Cameroon, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo)

          • Xylocopa modesta denasata Strand, 1911 (Cameroon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Liberia, Senegal, South Africa)

          • Xylocopa modesta miniata Friese, 1921 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Xylocopa montana Enderlein, 1903 (Tanzania)

        • Xylocopa nigrella Hurd, 1959 (Tanzania)

        • Xylocopa nigricans Vachal, 1910 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Xylocopa nigricaula (LeVeque, 1928) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Xylocopa nigripes Friese, 1915 (Ethiopia)

        • Xylocopa nigrita (Fabricius, 1775) (Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Gabon, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe)

          • Xylocopa nigrita vertexalbula Vicidomini, 2003 (Guinea)

        • Xylocopa nyassica Enderlein, 1903 (Tanzania)

        • Xylocopa oblonga Smith, 1874 (Ethiopia, South Africa)

        • Xylocopa obscurata Smith, 1854 (Angola, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Gabon, Sierra Leone)

        • Xylocopa obscuritarsis Friese, 1922 (Namibia, South Africa)

        • Xylocopa olivacea (Fabricius, 1787) (Angola, Cameroon, Comoro Islands, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo)

        • Xylocopa orthosiphonis (Cockerell, 1908) (Angola)

        • Xylocopa oudemansi (LeVeque, 1933) (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gold Coast, Tanzania)

        • Xylocopa perpunctata (LeVeque, 1928) (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Xylocopa pilosa Friese, 1922 (Zimbabwe)

        • Xylocopa praeusta Smith, 1854 (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Tanzania)

          • Xylocopa praeusta liberiensis (Cockerell, 1930) (Liberia)

        • Xylocopa preussi Enderlein, 1903 (Cameroon, Togo)

        • Xylocopa pseudoleucothorax Maidl, 1912 (Tanzania)

        • Xylocopa pubescens Spinola, 1839 (Cameroon, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania)

        • Xylocopa punctifrons Cockerell, 1917 (Congo)

        • Xylocopa pusulata Vachal, 1910 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Xylocopa rejecta Vachal, 1910 (Kenya)

        • Xylocopa rufitarsis Lepeletier, 1841 (Angola, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa)

        • Xylocopa schoana Enderlein, 1903 (Ethiopia)

        • Xylocopa scioensis Gribodo, 1884 (Botswana, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

          • Xylocopa scioensis uluguruna Enderlein, 1903 (Tanzania)

        • Xylocopa senex Friese, 1909 (Madagascar, Tanzania)

        • Xylocopa senior Vachal, 1899 (Angola, Botswana, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe)

          • Xylocopa senior albopleuralis Friese, 1922 (Kenya)

          • Xylocopa senior clitelligera Friese, 1922 (Tanzania)

          • Xylocopa senior media Vachal, 1910 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya)

          • Xylocopa senior tricuspis Maidl, 1912 (Malawi)

        • Xylocopa sicheli Vachal, 1898 (Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe)

        • Xylocopa sphinx Vachal, 1899 (Guinea [?])

        • Xylocopa stadelmanni Vachal, 1899 (Tanzania)

        • Xylocopa stanleyi (LeVeque, 1928) (Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liberia)

        • Xylocopa steindachneri Maidl, 1912 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Xylocopa subcombusta (LeVeque, 1928 (Democratic Republic of the Congo))

        • Xylocopa subjuncta Vachal, 1898 (Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia)

        • Xylocopa suspiciosa Vachal, 1899 (Mozambique, South Africa)

        • Xylocopa sycophanta Pérez, 1901 (Tanzania)

        • Xylocopa tanganyikae Strand, 1911 (Tanzania)

        • Xylocopa tenkeana Cockerell, 1933 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

        • Xylocopa tesselata Maa, 1970 (Ethiopia, Sudan)

        • Xylocopa togoensis Enderlein, 1903 (Togo)

        • Xylocopa torrida (Westwood, 1838) (Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Gold Coast, Liberia, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda)

          • Xylocopa torrida gramineipennis Friese, 1922 (Ghana)

        • Xylocopa trochanterica Vachal, 1910 (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zambia)

        • Xylocopa ustulata Smith, 1854 (Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Somalia, Sudan)

        • Xylocopa varipes Smith, 1854 (Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Gabon, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Togo, Uganda)

          • Xylocopa varipes parva Enderlein, 1903 (Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea)

          • Xylocopa varipes melanotrichia Strand, 1914 (Cameroon)

          • Xylocopa varipes atritarsis (Cockerell, 1930) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

          • Xylocopa varipes perfusca Cockerell, 1930 (Liberia)

        • Xylocopa villosa Friese, 1909 (Ethiopia)

        • Xylocopa vittata Enderlein, 1903 (Somalia)

        • Xylocopa watmoughi Eardley, 1983 (South Africa)

        • Xylocopa wellmani Cockerell, 1906 (Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo)

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.


Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2021. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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