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Tribe Centridini - Centridine Bees

Centris spp.? - Centris Centris sp ID confirmation - Centris rhodopus Centris nitida Recent Death - Centris Centris Rhodopus - Centris rhodopus - female Bee - Centris - male Afton Canyon 2018.03 - Centris rhodopus Centris atripes - Centris
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 Apinae (Honey, Bumble, Longhorn, Orchid, and Digger Bees)
Tribe Centridini (Centridine Bees)
Numbers
22 spp. in a single genus our area, 246 spp. in 2 genera worldwide/total(1)
Identification
Key to subgenera [from(2)] scroll all the way down. Beware, many links are broken
Range
New World (sw. US & FL to so. S. America) + a few Oriental spp. (map)(1)