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Subgenus Heteranthidium

Trachusa timberlakei - female  Anthidium emarginatum? - Trachusa zebrata  Anthidium emarginatum? - Trachusa zebrata Pinnacles bee - Trachusa timberlakei Leaf Cutter Bee, possibly Trachusa dorsalis?  - Trachusa dorsalis Central Arizona Bee(?) - Trachusa cordaticeps - male Central Arizona Bee(?) - Trachusa cordaticeps bee - Trachusa
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 Anthidiini
Genus Trachusa
No Taxon Subgenus Heteranthidium
10 spp. in our area, 13 spp. total(1)
US to Mexico(1)
Print References
Brooks, R.W., and T.L. Griswold.1988. A key to the species of Trachusa subgenus Heteranthidium with descriptions of new species from Mexico. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 61: 332-346. Available at JStor.