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Subgenus Heliomelissodes

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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 Heliomelissodes
Explanation of Names
Author: LaBerge 1956.
Numbers
2 spp., both in our area(1)
Range
so. Canada to so. US; one sp. eastern, another western (ranges overlap in the north)(1)