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Subfamily Megachilinae - Leafcutter, Resin, Mortar, Sharptail, Mason, and Woolcarder bees and relatives

ID bee if poss - Coelioxys rufitarsis Brown Bee - Osmia caerulescens Large bee on yellow composite near Bodega Harbor - Megachile black bee with stubby tail - Heriades - male Blue orchard bee - Osmia lignaria - male Megachilidae, nest - Anthidiellum notatum - female Wool Carder Bees mating?  Is this anthidium maculosum?   - Anthidium manicatum - male - female Stelis louisae
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 (Leafcutter, Resin, Mortar, Sharptail, Mason, and Woolcarder bees and relatives)