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Species Megachile campanulae - Bellflower Resin Bee

Small bee - Megachile campanulae Megachile? - Megachile campanulae Leafcutter on Centaurea (Blue cornflowers) - Megachile campanulae Resin Bee - Megachile campanulae - male Resin Bee - Megachile campanulae - male Resin Bee - Megachile campanulae - male Bellflower resin Bee? - Megachile campanulae - female Bellflower resin Bee? - Megachile campanulae - 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 Megachilidae (Leafcutter, Mason, and Resin Bees, and allies)
Subfamily Megachilinae
Tribe Megachilini
Genus Megachile (Leafcutter, Resin, and Mortar Bees)
No Taxon (Subgenus Chelostomoides)
Species campanulae (Bellflower Resin Bee)
Range
The New England states to Florida, west to Minnesota, Nebraska and Texas.
Season
April to September.
Food
The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
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