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Genus Conanthalictus

Bee on Phacelia #3 - Conanthalictus Conanthalictus bakeri - female Conanthalictus bakeri - 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 Halictidae (Sweat Bees)
Subfamily Rophitinae
Genus Conanthalictus
Explanation of Names
Author of genus: Cockerell 1901
13 spp., all in our area(1)
sw. US & Mexico (map)(1)
Life Cycle
Biology of the bee genus Conanthalictus (Halictidae, Dufoureinae). American Museum novitates ; no. 2602 by Rozen, Jerome George & McGinley, Ronald J.
Print References
Timberlake, P.H. 1955. A new genus for two new species of dufoureine bees from California. Pan-Pacific Entomologist 31:105-108.
Timberlake, P.H. 1961. A review of the genus Conanthalictus. Pan-Pacific Entomologist 37(3): 145-160.
Internet References