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Species Megachile fidelis - Horn-faced Leaf-cutter Bee

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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 Sayapis)
Species fidelis (Horn-faced Leaf-cutter Bee)
Identification
It has horns on the face.
Food
The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
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