• Name: Plebeia
  • Rank: genus
  • Parent ID: 200106
  • Plebeia is a small genus of stingless bees, formerly including in the genus Trigona. Most of the 35 species are placed in the subgenus (Plebeia) (s.s.), but there also are four species in the subgenus (Scaura). They differ in only minor structural details, primarily of the hind leg, from other genera that were formerly treated as constituents of Trigona. In some classifications, the genus Schwarziana is treated as a subgenus within Plebeia, but recent morphological analyses…


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