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Subgenus Pygoperdita

Perdita (Pygoperdita) californica - Perdita californica - female Bees Do It...On Poppies - Perdita interrupta - male - female Perdita Pair - Perdita - male - female Perdita calochorti - male Tiny Bee on Buckwheat - Perdita wyomingensis Perdita calochorti - female Perdita californica - male - female bee - Perdita
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 Andrenidae (Miner, Bare-miner, Fairy, and Oxaeine Bees)
Subfamily Panurginae (Panurgine Bees including Bare-Miner, Confluent-Miner, Fairy, and Calliopsine Bees)
Tribe Panurgini (Fairy and Confluent-Miner Bees)
Subtribe Perditina (Fairy and Goblin Bees)
Genus Perdita (Fairy Bees)
No Taxon Subgenus Pygoperdita
Explanation of Names
Subgenus Pygoperdita erected by P.H. Timberlake, 1956 (Reference below).
Numbers
44 spp., all in our area(1)
Range
NA; all the spp. occur in the US, P. nevadensis ranges into Canada, and 4 spp. into Mexico(1)
Print References
Timberlake, P.H. 1956. A Revisional Study of the Bees of the Genus Perdita F. Smith, with Special Reference to the Fauna of the Pacifica Coast. (Hymenoptera, Apoidea) Part II. University of California Publications in Entomology Vol. II, No. 5.