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Tribe Hesperapini

Hesperapis sp. - Hesperapis - male Hesperapis? - Hesperapis Small Bee - Hesperapis Bee - Hesperapis Bees roosting in aster - Hesperapis Hesperapis? - Hesperapis Hesperapis sp.? - Hesperapis - male Hesperapis? - Hesperapis
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)
Tribe Hesperapini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Subtribe Hesperapina Ascher and Engel, 2005, of Dasypodaini, was elevated to tribal rank by Michez, Patiny, and Danforth, 2009, Systematic Entomology (2009), 34, 574–597.
Numbers
24 spp. in a single genus in our area, 46 spp. in 2 genera worldwide(1)