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Genus Sphecodes

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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 Halictidae (Sweat Bees)
Subfamily Halictinae
Tribe Halictini
Genus Sphecodes
Numbers
72 spp. in our area, >300 spp. worldwide(1)
Range
worldwide (map)(1)
Remarks
Cleptoparasites, usually of other Halictinae(2)