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» Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps
» Anthophila (Apoidea) - Bees
» Leafcutter, Mason, and Resin Bees, and allies (Megachilidae)
» Leafcutter, Resin, Mortar, Sharptail, Mason, and Woolcarder bees and relatives (Megachilinae)
» Leafcutter, Resin, Mortar, and Sharptail bees (Megachilini)
» Cuckoo-leaf-cutter Bees (Coelioxys)
» Subgenus Cyrtocoelioxys (Coelioxys Subgenus Cyrtocoelioxys)
» Modest Cuckoo-leaf-cutter (Coelioxys modestus)
Species Coelioxys modestus - Modest Cuckoo-leaf-cutter
A Field Guide to the Plants and Animals of the Middle Rio Grande BosqueBy Jean-Luc E. Cartron, David C. Lightfoot, Jane E. Mygatt, Sandra L. Brantley, and Timothy K. Lowrey
University of New Mexico Press, 2008
An excellent field guide to plants, invertebrates, herps, and mammals of the Bosque region of New Mexico. Available from UNM press (unmpress.unm.edu)
Insects of Western North AmericaBy Edward Oliver Essig. 1926.
The MacMillan Company, 1926
Subtitle: "A manual and textbook for students in colleges and universities and a handbook for county, state and federal entomologists and agriculturalists as well as for foresters, farmers, gardeners, travelers, and lovers of nature."
A thorough compendium of the biology, ecology, economy and distribution of insects in western North America, west of the continental divide.
Essig, E.O. 1926. Insects of Western North America. The Macmillan Company, New York. 766 b/w figs or photos, xi + 1035 pp.