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Species Sphecodes heraclei

Sphecodes heraclei? - Sphecodes heraclei - female Specodes sp? - Sphecodes heraclei - female Male Sphecodes bee  - Sphecodes heraclei - male Male Sphecodes bee  - Sphecodes heraclei - male Unknown Bee - Sphecodes heraclei black bee - Sphecodes heraclei black bee - Sphecodes heraclei black bee - Sphecodes heraclei
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 Halictidae (Sweat Bees)
Subfamily Halictinae
Tribe Halictini
Genus Sphecodes
Species heraclei (Sphecodes heraclei)
Range
East
Food
Visits flowers from several families. The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
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