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Subgenus Xanthosarus

Megachilidae? - Megachile perihirta - female Megachilidae - Megachile Unknown insect - Megachile Pollinia tagged bee - Megachile frigida  bee - Megachile Black Leafcutter Bee - Megachile xylocopoides? - Megachile gemula - female Leaf-cutter Bees Megachile latimanus - Broad-handed Leaf-cutter Bee - Megachile latimanus - female white hairy male megachile - Megachile latimanus - male
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 Xanthosarus
Numbers
15 sp. in our area, 43 spp. total(1)
Range
Holarctic(1)
Remarks
Males with heavily fringed front leg