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Subgenus Megachiloides

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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 Megachilidae (Leaf-cutter Bees, Mason Bees, and allies)
Subfamily Megachilinae
Tribe Megachilini
Genus Megachile (Leaf-cutter and Resin Bees)
No Taxon Subgenus Megachiloides
Numbers
60 spp. total, all but one in our area(1)
Identification
Males of some species have enlarged, pale front legs and dilated apical flagellomere (last antennal segment).
Range
NA (Canada to Mexico)(1)
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