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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Tribe Halictini

Sweat Bee - Lasioglossum bee on unknown flower - Halictus tripartitus Ceratina? - Lasioglossum Possible Halictus - Halictus - female Lasioglossum pilosum? - Lasioglossum Wet bee - Halictus - male Small bee? (Andrena sp?) - Lasioglossum unknown bee - Lasioglossum
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 Shortface 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)