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Species Megachile texana - Texas Leaf-cutter Bee

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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 Litomegachile)
Species texana (Texas Leaf-cutter Bee)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Megachile cleomis Cockerell, 1900
Megachile generosa Cresson, 1878
Megachile pruinosa Friese, 1903
Megachile schismatura Cockerell, 1908
Megachile vernonensis Cockerell, 1912
Explanation of Names
Author of species is Cresson, 1878.
widespread across NA
The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
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