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Species Diadasia bituberculata

Diadasia bituberculata Diadasia bituberculata - female Diadasia bituberculata - male #2 - Bees in Bindweed (Near wedge-shaped beetles) - Diadasia bituberculata - male Aggregation of Anthophorine Bees - Diadasia bituberculata bee - Diadasia bituberculata bee - Diadasia bituberculata Burrowing Bees? - Diadasia bituberculata
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
No Taxon (Anthophila (Apoidea) - Bees)
Family Apidae (Cuckoo, Carpenter, Digger, Bumble, and Honey Bees)
Subfamily Apinae (Honey, Bumble, Long-horned, Orchid, and Digger Bees)
Tribe Emphorini (Chimney Bees)
Genus Diadasia
No Taxon (Subgenus Coquillettapis)
Species bituberculata (Diadasia bituberculata)
Explanation of Names
Author: Cresson, 1878
Along west coast and Florida. Discover Life Map.
Pollen from native Calystegia and introduced Convolvulus. The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known associations based on specimen records and images.
Internet References
The Southwestern Naturalist. The function of burrow turrets in a gregariously nesting bee.