Data about Apis
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Evolution and Systematics
||The Paleobiology Database|
For some attributes EOL determines the span of values available for a taxon across all sources.
|Trait||Values||Record Count||Taxa Count|
|4.3 to 411.9 m||4||1|
|8.0 to 8.0 years||1||1|
Glossary for Apis
- The original description of the elevation (altitude, usually above sea level) of the Location.
- This taxon is still in existence, as opposed to extinct.
- extinction status
- Indicates whether a taxon is extant (living today) or extinct.
- feeds on
- consumes for energetic or other nutritional needs
- first appearance (older bound)
- The older bound for the first appearance of this taxon in the fossil record, in Ma.
- first appearance (younger bound)
- The younger bound for the first appearance of this taxon in the fossil record, in Ma.
- has host
- derives some resource as a symbiont, either commensal, parasitic or mutualistic
- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Host_(biology); http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symbiosis
- interacts with
- an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
- last appearance (older bound)
- The older bound for the last appearance of this taxon in the fossil record, in Ma.
- last appearance (younger bound)
- The younger bound for the last appearance of this taxon in the fossil record, in Ma.
- million years ago
- 1 megaannum in the past. Megaannum, Ma. is a unit of time equal to one million (10^6) years.
- moves pollen from the male anthers of a flower to the female stigma of a flower to accomplish fertilization.
- total life span
- The full period of time from birth to death of an organism.
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