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Subgenus Lophanthophora

Bee - Anthophora fedorica - male Bee - Anthophora fedorica - male Bee - Anthophora fedorica - female Anthophora pacifica - female Anthophora pacifica - female Anthophora pacifica - female Interesting Bee - Anthophora pacifica - male Black Bee - Anthophora pacifica - 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 Anthophorini (Anthophorine Bees)
Genus Anthophora
No Taxon Subgenus Lophanthophora
Numbers
8 spp. in our area, the rest in the Old World (33 spp. total)(1)
Range
holarctic, most diverse in the Mediterranean; in our area, all occur west of the Mississippi River, except for the transcontinental A. pacifica, which is also the only sp. ranging into Canada (so. BC)(1)