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Genus Dufourea

Dufourea on Barrel Cactus 27 Mar 2005 Sentenac Cienega - Dufourea echinocacti - male Which bee be on poppy? - Dufourea - female Bee 'n Beetle-Dufourea - Dufourea - female Bee - Dufourea - male Unknown bee - Dufourea 009 - Dufourea Bee - Dufourea Hymenoptera - Apoidea - Possible andrenid or megachilid? - Dufourea - male
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 Halictidae (Sweat Bees)
Subfamily Rophitinae
Genus Dufourea
72 spp. in our area, ~170 spp. total(1)
Low position of antennae and modified hind legs.
holarctic (map; African locations shown on the map are probably erroneous. =v=)(1)