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Species Conanthalictus bakeri - Baker's Phacelia-Shortface

Conanthalictus bakeri - female Conanthalictus bakeri - female
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 Halictidae (Sweat, Furrow, Nomiine, and Shortface Bees)
Subfamily Rophitinae (Rophitinae, Shortface Bees and relatives)
Genus Conanthalictus (Small Phacelia- and Nama-Shortface Bees)
Species bakeri (Baker's Phacelia-Shortface)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Conanthalictus (Phaceliapis) bakeri Crawford, 1907
Explanation of Names
Conanthalictus bakeri Crawford, 1907
California, Nevada, Arizona, and New Mexico.

March to June
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
Cockerell, T. D. A. (1916). New and little known bees from California. Pomona Journal of Entomology and Zoology, 8(2), 43. Full Text Here
Timberlake, P. H. (1961). A Review of the Genus Conanthalictus (Apoidea: Halictidae). The Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 37(3), 145. Full Text Here
Internet References