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Species Hylaeus nelumbonis

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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 Colletidae (Cellophane, Plasterer, Masked, and Allied Bees)
Genus Hylaeus (Masked Bees)
No Taxon (Subgenus Prosopis)
Species nelumbonis (Hylaeus nelumbonis)
Explanation of Names
Hylaeus (Prosopis) nelumbonis (Robertson, 1890)
Size
Female: Length 7-8mm(1)
Male: Length 6mm(1)
Range
Forms a ring from Minnesota to Massachusetts south to Florida west to Louisiana. Not found in TN, KY, NC, or VA.
Season
March to August
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Bees of the eastern United States
Mitchell T.B. 1962. Tech. Bull. (NC Agric. Exp. Sta.): No. 141 (538 pp.), 1960; and No. 152 (557 pp.).