Language: Chinese with English summary
The present work is divided into two parts: Section one is the general account of Apoidea. Section two is a systematic account of Chinese bees. A total of 271 species bees are described. They belong to 18 genera and 48 subgenera which are grouped into two families: Melittidae, comprising 2 subfamilies (Mekittinae, Dasypodinae), 3 genera and 3 subgenera, 25 species; Apidae, comprising 2 subfamilies: Xylocopinae and Apinae. Xylocopinae includes 3 tribes, 5 genera, 20 subgenera, 70 species and subspecies. Apinae includes 5 tribes, 10 genera and 25 subgenera, 176 species and subspecies. Among them 53 new species have described by the author, 20 species are new to sciences and 48 new records to China in this volume.
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