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Species Ashmeadiella xenomastax - Ashmeadiella xenomastax

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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 Megachilidae (Leafcutter, Mason, and Resin Bees, and allies)
Subfamily Megachilinae (Leafcutter, Resin, Mortar, Sharptail, Mason, and Woolcarder bees and relatives)
Tribe Osmiini (Mason bees and relatives)
Genus Ashmeadiella
No Taxon (Subgenus Cubitognatha)
Species xenomastax (Ashmeadiella xenomastax )
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ashmeadiella xenomastax Michener, 1939
Deserts of e. CA & NV to Baja California and Sonora(1)(2)
Includes Psorothamnus. The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
A. xenomastax is the only species in subgenus Cubitognatha. (3) and (4)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.The Bees of the World, 2nd edition
Charles D. Michener. 2007. The Johns Hopkins University Press.
2.Ascher J.S., Pickering J. (2017) Discover Life bee species guide and world checklist (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila)
3.A Revision of the Genus Ashmeadiella (Hymen., Megachilidae)
Michener, Charles D. 1939. The American Midland Naturalist. 22(1): 1-84.
4.The Megachiline Bees of California (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae)
Paul D. Hurd, Jr., and Charles D. Michener. 1955. University of California Press.