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Species Coelioxys slossoni

Wasp ? - Coelioxys slossoni - female Female Cuckoo Leafcutter bee with red T-1 and sterna - Coelioxys slossoni - female Female Cuckoo Leafcutter bee with red T-1 and sterna - Coelioxys slossoni - female Female Cuckoo Leafcutter bee with red T-1 and sterna - Coelioxys slossoni - female Female Cuckoo Leafcutter bee with red T-1 and sterna - Coelioxys slossoni - female Female Cuckoo Leafcutter bee with red T-1 and sterna - Coelioxys slossoni - female Female Cuckoo Leafcutter bee with red T-1 and sterna - Coelioxys slossoni - female Female Cuckoo Leafcutter bee with red T-1 and sterna - Coelioxys slossoni - female
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 Megachilini
Genus Coelioxys (Cuckoo-leaf-cutter Bees)
No Taxon (Subgenus Neocoelioxys)
Species slossoni (Coelioxys slossoni)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Coelioxys slossoni Viereck, 1902
Explanation of Names
Named for entomologist Annie Trumbull Slosson.
Size
Female: 12 mm. Male: 12 mm
Range
Texas to Georgia and North Carolina (Coelioxys slossoni arenicola), also Florida (Coelioxys slossoni slossoni)
Season
June to September.
Food
Recorded on Bidens, Helianthus, Phaseolus and Strophostyles. The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
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