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Subgenus Melanosarus, Black Leafcutter Bees

Bee with Blue Wings - Megachile xylocopoides black and white bee - Megachile xylocopoides Black and Purple Bee - Megachile xylocopoides What species of bee is this? view 2 - Megachile xylocopoides Megachile xylocopoides - Carpenter-mimic Leaf-cutter Bee? - Megachile xylocopoides Carpenter-mimic leafcutter bee - Megachile xylocopoides Carpenter-mimic leafcutter bee - Megachile xylocopoides - male Carpenter Mimic Leafcutter - Megachile xylocopoides - female
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 (Leafcutter, Resin, Mortar, Sharptail, Mason, and Woolcarder bees and relatives)
Tribe Megachilini (Leafcutter, Resin, Mortar, and Sharptail bees)
Genus Megachile (Leafcutter and Resin Bees)
No Taxon Subgenus Melanosarus, Black Leafcutter Bees
Numbers
2 spp. in our area, 9 spp. total(1)
Range
US to Argentina; in our area, 1 sp. widespread in se. US (north to NJ-MO) and the border states, another restricted to so. FL (+Bahamas)(1)