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Subgenus Mystacanthophora

Bee - Anthophora urbana - female Anthophora? - Anthophora Anthophora urbana? - Anthophora urbana Anthophora white face striped abdomen on red clover - Anthophora montana Anthophorinae - Anthophora urbana - male Bee  - Anthophora urbana Anthophora? - Anthophora urbana - female Anthophorine Bee - Anthophora urbana
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 (Digger Bees)
Genus Anthophora (Diggers)
No Taxon Subgenus Mystacanthophora
4 spp. in our area, 27 spp. worldwide(1)
neotropical (most spp.) and holarctic; in our area, A. walshii from New England to ND-WY-AZ, 2 spp. in the west, and A. capistrata in so. TX; in the Old World, 1 sp. transpalaearctic + 4 Asian(1)