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Genus Neolarra

Nomadinae? - Neolarra vigilans Nomadinae? - Neolarra vigilans Neolarra - Neolarra californica Neolarra - Neolarra californica probably a beefly - Neolarra verbesinae tiny gray bee, Neolarra ? - Neolarra tiny gray bee, Neolarra ? - Neolarra Possible Nomadinae or Sphecid - Neolarra
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 Nomadinae (Cuckoo Bees)
Tribe Neolarrini
Genus Neolarra
Explanation of Names
author Ashmead 1890
15 spp. in our area, 16 spp. total(1)
North and Central America (Canada to Costa Rica; map)(1)
Monogeneric, nearctic tribe of minute to small, slender bees. Cleptoparasites of Perdita. (Dr. Ascher; see also(2))
Print References
Shanks S.S. (1978) A revision of the cleptoparasitic bee genus Neolarra. Wasmann Journal of Biology 35: 212-246.