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Subgenus Melanosmia

Osmia - Osmia cyanella - female Blue Mason Bee - Osmia O.Aglaia_2 - Osmia Phacelia pollinators...Osmia? - Osmia - female Osmia lignaria? - Osmia bucephala - male Bee-Osmia pumila? - Osmia pumila - female 81 - Osmia osmia that resmbles Andrena carlini female - Osmia bucephala - female
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 Megachilidae (Leafcutter, Mason, and Resin Bees, and allies)
Subfamily Megachilinae
Tribe Osmiini
Genus Osmia (Mason Bees)
No Taxon Subgenus Melanosmia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Includes, among others, the subgenus Chenosmia.
Numbers
>100 spp. in our area, ~120 spp. worldwide(1)
Range
much of NA and the Holarctic in general(1)
Remarks
The subgenus Melanosmia is used here in a broad sense (see discussion in (2))