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Subgenus Eutricharaea, Small Leaf-cutter Bees

bee on small Chrysanthemum - Megachile Bee A - unident - Megachile sweat bee - Megachile Leaf cutter bee - Megachile Bee on Helenium - Megachile Bee - Megachile rotundata Lasioglossum ? - Megachile rotundata Leaf-cutter - Megachile rotundata
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 Eutricharaea, Small Leaf-cutter Bees
Numbers
3 spp. in our area (all probably non-native), >300 spp. worldwide(1)
Range
mostly Old World; a few adventive spp. of European/Mediterranean/African origin have established and widely spread in NA(1)