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Subgenus Megachiloides

Megachile sp. - Megachile - female Megachile sp. - Megachile - male Bee - Megachile - female Melissodes? Species? - Megachile Bee - Megachile Leaf-cutter? - Megachile Megachile, subgenus Megachiloides? - Megachile - male Vail bee 100 - 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 (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 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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