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Subgenus Sayapis

Leaf Cutting Bee - Megachile - male Large megachilid - Megachile pugnata - female Bee with pollen basket like front legs? - Megachile policaris - male Leafcutter bee  - Megachile pugnata - female Bee with red legs - Megachile policaris Bee - Megachile large megachilid - Megachile inimica unknown Leafcutter Bee - Megachile policaris
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 Megachilidae (Leafcutter, Mason, and Resin Bees, and allies)
Subfamily Megachilinae
Tribe Megachilini
Genus Megachile (Leafcutter, Resin, and Mortar Bees)
No Taxon Subgenus Sayapis
Numbers
8 spp. in our area (only M. pugnata in Canada), 25 spp. total(1)
Range
Canada to Chile & Argentina; more diverse in the Neotropics(1)
Internet References
Subgenus Sayapis, keys and images