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Subgenus Eumelissodes

Eucerini bee? - Melissodes druriellus - male Bee with long antennae--Eucerini? - Melissodes Long-horned Bees Subgenus Eumelissodes, True Melissodes Bees - Melissodes Prairie bee - Melissodes Mystery bee - Melissodes Eucerini or Melissodes? - Melissodes Unknown Bee - Melissodes Long horn bee - Melissodes? - Melissodes
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, Longhorn, Orchid, and Digger Bees)
Tribe Eucerini (Longhorn Bees)
Genus Melissodes
No Taxon Subgenus Eumelissodes
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)