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Subgenus Cyrtocoelioxys

Megachile? - Coelioxys modestus - female bee - Coelioxys modestus Parasitic Leaf-cutting bee - Coelioxys modestus - female Coelioxys modesta - Coelioxys modestus - male 1273903 Coelioxys - Coelioxys modestus - female Bee, ventral - Coelioxys modestus - male Cuckoo Leaf-cutter Bee - Coelioxys modestus - female Large Cuckoo Leafcutter Bee - Coelioxys modestus - female
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 (Leafcutter, Mason, and Resin Bees, and allies)
Subfamily Megachilinae
Tribe Megachilini
Genus Coelioxys (Cuckoo-leaf-cutter Bees)
No Taxon Subgenus Cyrtocoelioxys
9 spp. in our area, ~70 spp. total(1)
se. Canada & most of the US to Argentina; in our area, more diverse in w. & so. US(1)