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Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

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Subgenus Ceratinula

Small bee - Ceratina arizonensis - female Tiny bee - Ceratina arizonensis - female Is this Ceratina? - Ceratina arizonensis - male Bees on tiny flowers: #4 - Ceratina arizonensis Small Bee on Poppy - Ceratina arizonensis - female Ceratina arizonensis? - Ceratina arizonensis - female Silverado  Bee for ID - Ceratina arizonensis Hylaeus? - Ceratina arizonensis - male
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 Apidae (Cuckoo, Carpenter, Digger, Bumble, and Honey Bees)
Subfamily Xylocopinae (Carpenter Bees)
Genus Ceratina (Small Carpenter Bees)
No Taxon Subgenus Ceratinula
2 spp. in our area, 36 spp. total(1)
neotropical group most diverse in Panama & Costa Rica, with 1 sp. in se. US (to TX) and 1 sp. in sw. US(1)