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Species Ceratina dallatorreana - Dalla Torre's Ceratina

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 Ceratina (Small Carpenter Bees)
No Taxon (subgenus Euceratina - True Ceratina)
Species dallatorreana (Dalla Torre's Ceratina)
Explanation of Names
Author: Friese, 1896. Honors the author of the world Hymenoptera catalogue.
Range
California: Discover Life Map.
Food
The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known associations based on specimen records and images.
Life Cycle
Parthenogenetic
Remarks
Introduced, originally from Europe and Middle East. First found in Sacramento Valley of California in 1949. It has spread southward.