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Genus Chelostoma

What is it? - Chelostoma philadelphi - male Chelostoma ? - Chelostoma - female Chelostoma ? - Chelostoma - female Hoplitis ? - Chelostoma californicum bee - Chelostoma philadelphi - male bee / fly ?  - Chelostoma - male black soldier fly? - Chelostoma philadelphi - female Unidentified bee - Chelostoma philadelphi
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 Chelostoma
Numbers
11 spp. in 3 subgenera our area, ~50 spp. in 5 subgenera worldwide(1)
Range
Holarctic & Oriental; in NA, Ch. (Foveosmia) campanularum and O. (Gyrodromella) rapunculi are not native(1)