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Tribe Anthophorini - Digger Bees

Habropoda depressa - male bee, green-eyed longhorn ? - Anthophora californica - male LightRustyRed - Anthophora Banded bee - Anthophora Anthophora abrupta? digger bee - Anthophora abrupta Bee   - Anthophora occidentalis Anthophora urbana? - Anthophora urbana - male Common Longhorn Bee (Melissodes communis)  (F) ?  - Anthophora urbana - 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 (Apoidea (clade Anthophila) - 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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