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Tribe Centridini - Centridine Bees

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, Long-horned, Orchid, and Digger Bees
Tribe Centridini - Centridine Bees

Genus Centris - Oil-Diggers, Desert-Diggers
No Taxon Subgenus Centris, Nominate Oil-Diggers
Species errans - Florida Oil-Digger
No Taxon Subgenus Heterocentris, Wood-nesting Oil-Diggers
Species nitida - Shining Oil-Digger
No Taxon Subgenus Paracentris, Oil-Diggers and Desert-Diggers
Species caesalpiniae - Caesalpinia Oil-Digger
Species cockerelli - Cockerell's Oil-Digger
Species pallida - Pallid Desert-Digger
Species rhodopus - Red-legged Oil-Digger
Species atripes - Black-footed Oil-Digger
Species hoffmanseggiae - Rushpea Desert-Digger
No Taxon pallida or tiburonensis
Species lanosa - Wooly Oil-Digger