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Subgenus Heliophila

Nix rightside-up. Perhaps A. squammulosa - Anthophora curta - female Gray bee at sand burrows - Anthophora Centris on Smoke Tree? - Anthophora Anthophora Subgenus Heliophila? - Anthophora - female Anthophora Subgenus Heliophila? - Anthophora - female Anthophora?? - Anthophora Anthophora? - Anthophora Desert Anthophorine Bee - Anthophora - 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 Apidae (Cuckoo, Carpenter, Digger, Bumble, and Honey Bees)
Subfamily Apinae (Honey, Bumble, Long-horned, Orchid, and Digger Bees)
Tribe Anthophorini (Anthophorine Bees)
Genus Anthophora
No Taxon Subgenus Heliophila
Numbers
21 spp. in our area, 94 spp. worldwide(1)
Range
NA (sw. US to Honduras) + much of Eurasia (except SE Asia) and Africa; (1)