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Tribe Anthophorini - Digger Bees

Happy Bee - Anthophora urbana miner bee - Anthophora Antophora-Long horned bees? - Anthophora californica Southeastern Blueberry Bee on Sandills Vaccinium sp. - Habropoda laboriosa Anthophora or the genus Osmia? - Anthophora villosula 72 - Anthophora Bumblebee mimic? Bee at Vaccinium - Habropoda laboriosa
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)
Numbers
68 spp. in 2 genera in our area, 766 spp. in 7 genera worldwide(1)
Range
worldwide, but very few in the Neotropics(1)
Remarks
"Nests of Anthophorini are burrows in the soil, either in banks or in flat ground, with the exception of Anthophora subgenus Clisodon, which nests in rotten wood or pithy stems."(2)
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