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Subgenus Megachiloides

Megachile, probably subgenus Megachiloides, - Megachile - male Megachile? - Megachile Bee   - Megachile Green Eyed Leafcutter - Megachile - female Bee - Megachile Leaf-cutter Bee - Megachile Megachile? - Megachile Megachile
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 Megachiloides
Numbers
60 spp. total, all but one in our area(1)
Identification
Males of some species have enlarged, pale front legs and dilated apical flagellomere (last antennal segment).
Range
NA (Canada to Mexico)(1)
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