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Genus Micralictoides - Micro-Shortface Bees

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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 Halictidae (Sweat, Furrow, Nomiine, and Shortface Bees)
Subfamily Rophitinae (Rophitinae, Shortface Bees and relatives)
Genus Micralictoides (Micro-Shortface Bees)
Explanation of Names
Author of genus: Timberlake 1939
Numbers
8 spp., all in our area(1)
Range
sw. US (map)(1)
Print References
Bohart, G.E., and T.L. Griswold. 1987. A revision of the dufoureine genus Micralictoides Timberlake (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). Pan-Pacific Entomologist 63: 178-193. (2)