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Subfamily Nomiinae - Nomiine Bees

Red and black abdomen with white bands--male Nomiinae? - Dieunomia - male Green vs Yellow - Nomia nortoni - male what is this behavior in bees? - Nomia Golden bee - Dieunomia Nomiinae? - Dieunomia Please ID this native bee - Dieunomia nevadensis - female Bee - Dieunomia - male Bee ~11mm - Nomia - 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 Halictidae (Sweat, Furrow, Nomiine, and Short-faced Bees)
Subfamily Nomiinae (Nomiine Bees)
Numbers
17 spp. in 2 genera in our area, ~580 spp. in 11 genera worldwide/total(1)
Range
essentially an Old World group, poorly represented in NA (although one of our two genera is precinctive to NA) but absent from S.America(1)
Internet References
Bees of Florida(2)--includes key to genera, Subfamily Nomiinae (Nomia, Dieunomia)