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Species Centris pallida - Pallid Bee

Centris (Paracentris) - Centris pallida - male Centris (Paracentris) - Centris pallida - male Huge Bees on Blooming Ironwood - Centris pallida Centris (Paracentris) on Palo Verde? - Centris pallida - male Bee in Palo Verde blossoms - Centris pallida Bee in Palo Verde blossoms - Centris pallida Gray bee - Centris pallida The Pale Bee (ventral legs) - Centris pallida - female
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 Centridini (Centridine Bees)
Genus Centris (Centris Bees)
No Taxon (Subgenus Paracentris)
Species pallida (Pallid Bee)
Range
Food
Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known associations based on specimen records and images.
Remarks
"puts on spectacular displays of mating behavior in the spring around nests in desert washes in Arizona" (Fact sheet)
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