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Genus Sphecodes - Blood 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 Halictidae - Sweat, Furrow, Nomiine, and Shortface Bees
Subfamily Halictinae - Sweat and Furrow Bees
Tribe Halictini
Genus Sphecodes - Blood Bees

Species aroniae - Chokeberry Cuckoo Sweat Bee
Species confertus - Bi-lobed Cuckoo Sweat Bee
Species davisii - Davis' Blood Bee
Species dichrous - Scalloped Cuckoo Sweat Bee
Species heraclei - Cyclops Cuckoo Sweat Bee
Species johnsonii - Johnson's Blood Bee
Species mandibularis - Sphecodes mandibularis
Species ranunculi - Buttercup Cuckoo Sweat Bee
Species solonis - Sphecodes solonis
No Taxon ranunculi or aroniae
No Taxon resembles S. minor