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Subgenus Eumelissodes, True Melissodes Bees

Small bee - Melissodes - female Mining Bee? - Melissodes - female Bee 45 - Melissodes Bee - Melissodes - female Bee - Melissodes Wet long-horned bee on sunflower - Melissodes - male Long-horn Bee- Melissodes communis - Melissodes Long-horned Bee - Melissodes - 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 Apidae (Cuckoo, Carpenter, Digger, Bumble, and Honey Bees)
Subfamily Apinae (Honey, Bumble, Long-horned, Orchid, and Digger Bees)
Tribe Eucerini (Long-horned Bees)
Genus Melissodes
No Taxon Subgenus Eumelissodes, True Melissodes Bees
Explanation of Names
Author: LaBerge 1956
Numbers
62 spp. in our area, 70 spp. total(1)
Range
NA (Canada to Panama); in our area, all 62 spp. occur in the US, 16 range into Canada(1)