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Species Megachile albitarsis - White-footed Leaf-cutter Bee

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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 Megachilidae (Leaf-cutter Bees, Mason Bees, and allies)
Subfamily Megachilinae
Tribe Megachilini
Genus Megachile (Leaf-cutter and Resin Bees)
No Taxon (Subgenus Acentron, Large-toothed Leaf-cutter Bees)
Species albitarsis (White-footed Leaf-cutter Bee)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Megachile optiva; Megachile newelli; Megachile kallstroemiae; Megachile kallstraemiae
Range
Michigan and Indiana to North Carolina and Florida, west through Texas to Mexico.
Season
March to November in the more southern regions, May to September elsewhere.
Food
The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
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