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Genus Tetraloniella

Bee - Tetraloniella - female Bee on Cosmos - Tetraloniella - female Melissodes with orangish thoracic White bee - Tetraloniella Long-horned Bee - Tetraloniella eriocarpi - male Long-horned Bee - Tetraloniella eriocarpi Anthophora vs Diadasia - Tetraloniella - female Diadasia perhaps? - Tetraloniella
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 Apidae (Cuckoo, Carpenter, Digger, Bumble, and Honey Bees)
Subfamily Apinae (Honey, Bumble, Long-horned, Orchid, and Digger Bees)
Tribe Eucerini (Long-horned Bees)
Genus Tetraloniella
24 spp. in 2 subgenera in our area, 117 spp. in 4 subgenera worldwide(1)
*Pectinapis: a single species in our area, 4 spp. total(1)
Tetraloniella: 23 spp. in our area, 110 spp. worldwide(1)
Holarctic & Afrotropical + some Oriental; in our area, more diverse in the soutwest, none reaches Canada (map)(1)