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Species Habropoda depressa

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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 Habropoda
Species depressa (Habropoda depressa)
Explanation of Names
Author: Fowler
9 species
Visits flowers from several families. The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
Life Cycle
solitary, ground nesting. Adults are active from February to early June in California.
Internet References
Nesting biology of Habropoda depressa. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society.