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Genus Florilegus

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Classification
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 Eucerini (Long-horned Bees)
Genus Florilegus
Explanation of Names
Florilegus Cresson 1878
Numbers
a single species in our area, 11 spp. total(1)
Size
9-11 mm
Identification
Females have thickened front leg femurs and a small, often hidden tooth on the inner margin of the mandible about one third of the way back from the tip, at least in F. condignus
Range
New World, mostly neotropical (e. US to Argentina & Bolivia)(1)
Season
In Florida, may have a spring and a fall generation; unclear if present during summer(2)
Food
Pontederia and many Fabaceae
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