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Subgenus Acentron, Large-toothed Leafcutters

Megachilid Bee - Megachile albitarsis - female Megachilid - Megachile albitarsis Leaf cutter at work - Megachile albitarsis - female The Bee Whisperer - Megachile albitarsis Brown Megachile - Megachile albitarsis - male megachile albitarsis? - Megachile albitarsis - male White-footed Leaf-cutter Bee - Megachile albitarsis - male Cute bee - Megachile albitarsis
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 Acentron, Large-toothed Leafcutters
a single sp. in our area, 18 spp. total(1)
New World: mostly Neotropical, with 1 sp. ranging north to MI(1)