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Subfamily Dasypodainae - Hairy-footed Bees

Bee on tiny poppy - Hesperapis Hesperapis rufipes - female Bee - Hesperapis - male Species ID please. - Hesperapis Desert bee - Hesperapis Bee - Hesperapis Bee - Hesperapis Hesperapis sp.? - Hesperapis - 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 Melittidae (Melittid Bees)
Subfamily Dasypodainae (Hairy-footed Bees)
Numbers
24 spp. in a single genus in our area, >90 spp. in 4 genera of 3 tribes worldwide(1)
Range
holarctic + Afrotropical; one genus is nearctic & so. African (you don't see that every day), two are restricted to the Palaearctic Region (one widespread, one in C.Asia), and one to the Afrotropical Region(1)