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Species Calliopsis barbata - Bearded Nomadopsis

Small bee with big scopa - Calliopsis barbata - female Small bee with big scopa - Calliopsis barbata - female Calliopsis (Nomadopsis) - Calliopsis barbata - female Calliopsis (Nomadopsis) - Calliopsis barbata - female Polychrome bee packing purple pollen - Calliopsis barbata Polychrome bee packing purple pollen - Calliopsis barbata Polychrome bee packing purple pollen - Calliopsis barbata Polychrome bee packing purple pollen - Calliopsis barbata
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 Andrenidae (Mining Bees)
Subfamily Panurginae
Tribe Calliopsini
Genus Calliopsis
No Taxon (Subgenus Nomadopsis sensu lato)
Species barbata (Bearded Nomadopsis)
Range
California, Mexico
Food
Collected on Cryptantha, Phacelia, Linanthus. The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
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