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Genus Anthophora

Anthophora (Lophanthophora)  - Anthophora - male Centris? - Anthophora - female Anthophora CF crotchii? - Anthophora crotchii - male Is this Anthophora squammulosa? - Anthophora curta Bee on Bergamot - Anthophora - male Anthophora californica? - Anthophora californica Fuzzy face - Anthophora - male Apidae - Anthophora
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
Explanation of Names
Anthophora Latreille 1803
'flower-bearing'
Numbers
52 spp. in 9 subgenera in our area, 416 spp. in 11 subgenera worldwide(1)
Identification
According to Bees of Florida: "First recurrent vein joining second submarginal cell near middle; third submarginal cell subquadrate, with front and rear margins of about equal length, and basal and distal margins of about equal length; male gonostylus usually less than one-third as long as gonocoxite, often not double, sometimes reduced to almost nothing"
Range
most of the world except SE Asia & Australasia (map)(1)