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Subgenus Melanosmia

Bee - Osmia integra Attn Dr. Ascher - Osmia calaminthae Attn Dr. Ascher - Osmia calaminthae - female Hymenopteran carying hymenopteran: Harvester Ant with metallic purple treasure. - Osmia Perhaps Augochlora? - Osmia Bee - Osmia Osmia dakotensis - female black bee, thorax with white pubescence - Osmia bucephala
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 Megachilidae (Leaf-cutter Bees, Mason Bees, and allies)
Subfamily Megachilinae
Tribe Osmiini
Genus Osmia (Mason Bees)
No Taxon Subgenus Melanosmia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Includes, among others, the subgenus Chenosmia.
Numbers
>100 spp. in our area, ~120 spp. worldwide(1)
Range
much of NA and the Holarctic in general(1)
Remarks
The subgenus Melanosmia is used here in a broad sense (see discussion in (2))