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Discussion of 2018 gathering

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington

Taxonomy
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Subgenus Melanosmia

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

Species aglaia - Osmia aglaia
Species integra - Osmia integra
Species bucephala - Bufflehead Mason Bee
Species calaminthae - Calamintha Osmia
Species clarescens - Osmia clarescens
Species cyanella - Osmia cyanella
Species dakotensis - Osmia dakotensis
Species distincta - Osmia distincta
Species foxi - Osmia foxi
Species pumila - Osmia pumila
Species rawlinsi - Osmia rawlinsi
Species simillima - Osmia simillima
Species longula - Osmia longula
No Taxon Chenosmia group including metallic green or blue Osmia
No Taxon likely Nothosmia Group II sensu Sinha
No Taxon resembles nemoris
No Taxon resembles proxima