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Tribe Osmiini

Megachilidae ? - Ashmeadiella - female Bee - Chelostoma philadelphi Small Megachilid - Heriades - female Hoplitis ? - Hoplitis spoliata - male Bee - Osmia integra Osmia? - Osmia montana Bee - Osmia lignaria - female Mason Bee - Osmia taurus - male
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 Osmiini
Numbers
>300 spp. in 8 genera in our area, ~1100 spp. in 17 genera worldwide(1)
Identification
have conspicuous arolia (unlike Megachile, except some rare Asian species)
Range
All continents except South America, Australia and Antarctica [Global Map for genera occurring in NA](1)
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