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Genus Xenoglossodes

Long-horned Bee - Xenoglossodes eriocarpi - male Long-horned Bee - Xenoglossodes eriocarpi Unknown White Bee - Xenoglossodes Wilmatte's Long-horned Bee - Xenoglossodes wilmattae - male Wilmatte's Long-horned Bee - Xenoglossodes wilmattae - male Wilmatte's Long-horned Bee - Xenoglossodes wilmattae - male Tetraloniella - Xenoglossodes - female bee - Xenoglossodes
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 Apidae (Cuckoo, Carpenter, Digger, Bumble, and Honey Bees)
Subfamily Apinae (Honey, Bumble, Longhorn, Orchid, and Digger Bees)
Tribe Eucerini (Longhorn Bees)
Genus Xenoglossodes
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Formerly included in genus Tetraloniella Ashmead, 1899

Alternatively treated as a subgenus of Eucera
Numbers
Regarding former status as genus Tetraloniella, 24 spp. formerly in 2 subgenera in our area, 117 spp. in 4 subgenera worldwide(1)
Subgenera:
*Pectinapis: a single species in our area, 4 spp. total(1)
Tetraloniella: 23 spp. in our area, 110 spp. worldwide(1)
Range
Holarctic & Afrotropical + some Oriental; in our area, more diverse in the southwest, none reaches Canada (map)(1)
Remarks
See Dorchin et al., 2018, 2021.

Recognition at subgeneric rank necessitates loss of generic rank for well known squash bees among others. For this reason generic rank is preferred here.
Print References
Ashmead, W.H. 1899. Classification of the bees, or the superfamily Apoidea. Trans. American Ent. Soc. 26: 49–100.
LaBerge, W.E. 2001. Revision of the Bees of the Genus Tetraloniella in the New World (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Illinois Natural History Survey Bulletin 36(3): 63-162. (2)