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Species Anthophora terminalis - Orange-tipped Wood-digger

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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 Apidae (Cuckoo, Carpenter, Digger, Bumble, and Honey Bees)
Subfamily Apinae (Honey, Bumble, Long-horned, Orchid, and Digger Bees)
Tribe Anthophorini (Digger Bees)
Genus Anthophora (Diggers)
No Taxon (Subgenus Clisodon)
Species terminalis (Orange-tipped Wood-digger)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
=Anthophora pernigra, nudata, subglobulosa, nubiterrae
Numbers
2 sspp., one in NA, another in e. Asia(1)
Range
Holarctic sp.; in NA, transcontinental and ranging far north (Discover Life Map)(1)
Season
May to September.
Food
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
Mitchell, T.B. 1962 Bees of the Eastern United States. North Carolina Agricultural Experiment Station Technical Bulletin No. 152.
Internet References