Melittosphex burmensis is the oldest known species of bee. It was approximately 1/5 the size of an extant honeybee, at about 3 mm long. It is thought to be one million years old. It belonged to the Melittosphecidae family and the Hymenoptera order. Sources Edit Melittosphex burmensis on Wikipedia Retrieved from "https://insects.fandom.com/wiki/Melittosphex_burmensis?oldid=3340" Categories: Prehistoric Insects Melittosphecidae Hymenoptera Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.