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Species Sphecodes davisii

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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 Bees)
Subfamily Halictinae
Tribe Halictini
Genus Sphecodes
Species davisii (Sphecodes davisii)
Identification
One of the larger species, with dense white hairs on the clypeus, a red metasoma with black tip (vs. black in males of many other species), and a rugose scutum anteriorly (comment by John Ascher).
Food
Visits flowers from several families. The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
Remarks
Robertson, 1897
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