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Species Osmia subfasciata

Mason bee, female (Megachilidae, Osmia subfasciata (Cresson)) - Osmia subfasciata - female
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 (Leafcutter, Mason, and Resin Bees, and allies)
Subfamily Megachilinae
Tribe Osmiini
Genus Osmia (Mason Bees)
No Taxon (Subgenus Diceratosmia)
Species subfasciata (Osmia subfasciata)
Explanation of Names
Osmia subfasciata Cresson, 1872
Size
female: 8 mm
male: 7 mm (1)
Range
se US (TX-FL-NC-KS) / n. Mex. (1)
Season
Mar-Jun (1)
Remarks
Type series, 3 spmns, coll'ed by Belfarge. (2)
Print References
Cresson, E.T. 1872. Hymenoptera Texana. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 4: 153-292. (pg. 261)
Internet References
Diceratosmia - Univ. Florida
Works Cited
1.Bees of the eastern United States
Mitchell T.B. 1962. Tech. Bull. (NC Agric. Exp. Sta.): No. 141 (538 pp.), 1960; and No. 152 (557 pp.).
2.Hymenoptera Texana
Cresson, Ezra Townsend. 1872. American Entomological Society, Philadelphia .