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Species Anthidium illustre

Anthidium illustre - male - female Anthidium illustre - female Anthidium illustre - male Anthidium illustre - male Megachilid Bee, Anthidiini tribe - Anthidium illustre Anthidium illustre, perhaps?  - Anthidium illustre - female Bees in the bee house - Anthidium illustre Bees in the bee house - Anthidium illustre
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 Megachilidae (Leaf-cutter Bees, Mason Bees, and allies)
Subfamily Megachilinae
Tribe Anthidiini
Genus Anthidium
No Taxon (Subgenus Anthidium)
Species illustre (Anthidium illustre)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
=Callanthidium illustre Cresson (in Grigarick & Stange, see ref. below)
T-VII of males with a short, blunt center spine (Grigarick & Stange):
w. US north to OR-ID, east to CO-NM(1)
The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known associations based on specimen records and images.
Print References
Grigarick A.A. and L.A. Stange (1968) The pollen-collecting bees of the Anthidiini of California (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). Bull. Calif. Insect Survey 9 (Full text)
[updated 06/03/2015, HW]
Internet References