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Species Anthophora bomboides

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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 (Apoidea (clade Anthophila) - Bees)
Family Apidae (Cuckoo, Carpenter, Digger, Bumble, and Honey Bees)
Subfamily Apinae (Honey, Bumble, Longhorn, Orchid, and Digger Bees)
Tribe Anthophorini (Digger Bees)
Genus Anthophora (Digger Bees)
No Taxon (Subgenus Melea)
Species bomboides (Anthophora bomboides)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anthophora canadensis; Anthophora sodalis; Anthophora insularis; Anthophora solitaria; Anthophora stanfordiana; Anthophora fumipennis; Anthophora scutellaris; Anthophora raui; Anthophora aterrima
From Alaska to Nova Scotia, south to California and (in mountains) to Georgia. Widespread across North America. Discover Life Map.
June to August.
Visits flowers from several families. The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
Print References
Nininger, N. N. (1920). Notes on the life history of Anthophora stanfordiana. Psyche 27(6): 135-137. (Full Text)
Internet References