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Species Melissodes communis - Common Long-horned Bee

Wet Bee - Melissodes communis - female Longhorned Bee - Melissodes communis Melissodes - Melissodes communis - female Melissodes - Melissodes communis - male Melissodes communis alopex - Melissodes communis - male Unknown bee on Pycnanthemum flower - Melissodes communis bee - Melissodes communis - female bee - Melissodes communis
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 Eucerini (Long-horned Bees)
Genus Melissodes
No Taxon (Subgenus Melissodes, Nominate Melissodes Bees)
Species communis (Common Long-horned Bee)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Melissodes hortivagans
Melissodes manni
Melissodes variabilis
Melissodes xanthopteralis
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