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Subgenus Evylaeus sensu lato

Lasioglossum sp.? - Lasioglossum cinctipes Bee on catnip - Lasioglossum - male Bee? 2A - Lasioglossum Sweet bee - Lasioglossum Sweat Bee - Lasioglossum Bee ID Request - Lasioglossum Bee - Lasioglossum Sweat Bee Lasioglossum - Lasioglossum - male
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 Halictidae (Sweat Bees)
Subfamily Halictinae
Tribe Halictini
Genus Lasioglossum
No Taxon Subgenus Evylaeus sensu lato
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
In a revision by Gibbs et al., 2013 in Zootaxa, many species traditionally classified as Evylaeus have been removed to expanded subgenera Hemihalictus (formerly monotypic) and Sphecodogastra (formerly included only Onagraceae specialists). In their new classification only L. cinctipes remains in subgenus Evylaeus.
Numbers
57 spp. in our area, ~200 spp. worldwide/total(1)
Range
holarctic group (somewhat ranging into the south), more diverse in Eurasia; in our area, all but 2 spp. found in the US, 15 spp. in Canada(1)