The following are used in the text: BP = before the present time
Code = International Code of Zoological Nomenclature
Commission = International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature
myBP = million years before the present s. str. (sensu stricto) = in the strict sense s. /. (sensu lato) = in the broad sense
S1, S2, etc. = first, second, etc., metasomal sterna scutellum = mesoscutellum scutum = mesoscutum stigma = pterostigma of forewing
T1, T2, etc. = first, second, etc., metasomal terga
The terminology of wing veins and cells also involves abbreviations; see Section 10.
The Bees of the World
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