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Subgenus Clisodon

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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 Apidae (Cuckoo, Carpenter, Digger, Bumble, and Honey Bees)
Subfamily Apinae (Honey, Bumble, Long-horned, Orchid, and Digger Bees)
Tribe Anthophorini (Anthophorine Bees)
Genus Anthophora
No Taxon Subgenus Clisodon
Numbers
2 spp. in our area (both holarctic), 5 spp. total(1)
Habitat
holarctic genus; spp. not represented in our area are c./e. Asian(1)
Remarks
These are the only Anthophorini that nest in plants (logs, stumps, and stems) instead of in the ground.(2)