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Subfamily Lithurginae - Woodborer Bees

Bee in cactus flower - Lithurgopsis - female bee showing a split tongue - Lithurgopsis apicalis Megachilid bee on cactus--Lithurgus? - Lithurgopsis apicalis native bee - Lithurgopsis apicalis Megachilidae? - Lithurgopsis Mason Bee With Green Neck & Long Tongue - Lithurgopsis - male Mason Bee - CAT EARS - Lithurgopsis - female Megachilidae? - Lithurgopsis apicalis
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 Lithurginae (Woodborer Bees)
Numbers
7 spp. in 2 genera in our area, >60 spp. in 3 genera worldwide(1)
Range
much of the world(1)
Print References
Rozen J.G. (1973) Immature stages of lithurgine bees with descriptions of the Megachilidae and Fideliidae based on mature larvae (Hymenoptera, Apoidea). American Museum novitates 2527: 12 pp. (Full text)