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Subgenus Cubitognatha

Ashmeadiella xenomastax - female Small bee - Ashmeadiella xenomastax - male Small bee - Ashmeadiella xenomastax Ashmeadiella - Ashmeadiella xenomastax - female Ashmeadiella - Ashmeadiella xenomastax - female Ashmeadiella - Ashmeadiella xenomastax - male
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 Ashmeadiella
No Taxon Subgenus Cubitognatha
Explanation of Names
Cubitognatha Michener 1939
Numbers
monotypic(1)
Identification
unique elbowed, bidentate female mandibles(2)(3)
Range
sw US(1)
Works Cited
1.Ascher J.S., Pickering J. (2017) Discover Life bee species guide and world checklist (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila)
2.A Revision of the Genus Ashmeadiella (Hymen., Megachilidae)
Michener, Charles D. 1939. The American Midland Naturalist. 22(1): 1-84.
3.The Megachiline Bees of California (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae)
Paul D. Hurd, Jr., and Charles D. Michener. 1955. University of California Press.