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Subgenus Prosopis

Bee [Hylaeus?] ID Request - Hylaeus - female Unidentified Wasp - Hylaeus modestus Small bee with yellow face markings - Hylaeus modestus Hylaeus? - Hylaeus - female Unknown Hymenoptera - Hylaeus modestus 5012581 Hyaleus - Hylaeus Hylaeus modestus? - Hylaeus modestus - female which Hylaeus? - Hylaeus modestus
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 Colletidae (Cellophane or Plasterer, Masked, and Fork-tongued Bees)
Genus Hylaeus (Masked Bees)
No Taxon Subgenus Prosopis
Numbers
13 spp. in our area, 49 spp. worldwide/total(1)
Range
holarctic, more diverse in the Old World; in our area, all 13 spp. occur in the US, 4 range into Canada (2 in the east, 1 transcontinental, and 1 in the west)(1)