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Tribe Halictini

Apidae, Q 1 ? - Halictus Mining Bee?? - Lasioglossum bee IMG_0149 - Lasioglossum imitatum Halictid bee - Halictus ligatus Lassioglossum? - Lasioglossum - female Sweat bee Halictidae? - Halictus rubicundus bee metallic green & black/yellow striped - Agapostemon - male Bee 3 - Sphecodes - male
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 Halictinae (Sweat and Furrow Bees)
Tribe Halictini
Numbers
>380 spp. in 5 genera in our area, >2,800 spp. in 22 genera of 4 subtribes worldwide(1)
Range
worldwide, ~¾ in the Old World but rather poorly represented in the Oriental Region(1)