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Subgenus Xylocopoides

Carpenter Bee - Xylocopa virginica - female Eastern Carpenter Bee - Xylocopa virginica - male big black bee - Xylocopa californica Large Bee?  - Xylocopa virginica - female Bee ID - Xylocopa virginica Apidae family, possibly Xylocopa virginica ID please - Xylocopa virginica Unknown Carpenter Bee - Xylocopa californica eastern carpenter bee - Xylocopa virginica - 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 Xylocopinae (Carpenter Bees)
Genus Xylocopa (Large Carpenter Bees)
No Taxon Subgenus Xylocopoides
Numbers
2 spp. in our area, 5 spp. total(1)
Range
NA, with one sp. in the e. half of the US & adjacent Canada and one in the w. half of the US (map) (the rest from so. Mexico to Costa Rica)(1)