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Tribe Anthophorini - Digger Bees

Bee - Habropoda laboriosa - male Habropoda depressa? - Habropoda Small Fast Bee 2 - Anthophora villosula Habropoda tristissima (Dimorphic Mountain-Digger) - Habropoda tristissima - female Anthophora? - Anthophora Unknown Bee - Anthophora terminalis - male Digger Bee - Anthophora walshii St. Andrews bee on Gelsemium sempervirens 2022 8.1 - Habropoda laboriosa
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, Longhorn, Orchid, and Digger Bees)
Tribe Anthophorini (Digger Bees)
68 spp. in 2 genera in our area, 766 spp. in 7 genera worldwide(1)
worldwide, but very few in the Neotropics(1)
"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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