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Tribe Centridini - Centridine Bees

Centris on oregano - Centris atripes Centris spp.? - Centris - female bee at palo verde flower - Centris The Pale Bee (ventral abdomen) - Centris pallida - female Centris sp. - Centris - female Centris Apidae - Centris cockerelli Bee - Centris
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 Centridini (Centridine Bees)
Explanation of Names
Centridini Moure 1945
22 spp. in a single genus our area, ~250 spp. in 2 genera total(1)
Key to subgenera from (2) ―scroll down; many links broken
New World (sw. US & FL to so. S. America) + a few Oriental spp. (map)(1)