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Taxonomy
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Genus Colletes - Cellophane bees

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 Colletidae - Cellophane or Plasterer, Masked, and Fork-tongued Bees
Genus Colletes - Cellophane bees

No Taxon americanus species group
No Taxon simulans species group
Species aberrans - Aberrant Cellophane Bee
Species bryanti - Bryant's Cellophane Bee
Species compactus - Aster Cellophane Bee
Species fulgidus - Glittering Cellophane Bee
Species kincaidii - Kincaid's Cellophane Bee
Species howardi - Howard's Cellophane Bee
Species hyalinus - Hyaline Cellophane Bee
Species inaequalis - Unequal Cellophane Bee
Species latitarsis - Broad-footed Cellophane Bee
Species longifacies - Long-faced Cellophane Bee
Species phaceliae - Phacelia Cellophane Bee
Species ochraceus - Ochraceous Cellophane Bee
Species simulans - Spine-shouldered Cellophane Bee
Species slevini - Slevin's Cellophane Bee
Species solidaginis - Goldenrod Cellophane Bee
Species susannae - Susanna's Cellophane Bee
Species tectiventris - Hairy-tailed Cellophane Bee
Species thoracicus - Rufous-chested Cellophane Bee
Species ultravalidus - Sandhills Cellophane Bee
Species validus - Blueberry Cellophane Bee
No Taxon resembling Colletes louisae
No Taxon resembling Colletes skinneri
No Taxon resembling Colletes eulophi
No Taxon inaequalis or validus
No Taxon resembling Colletes paniscus paniscus