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Subgenus Argyropile, Bent-tailed Leaf-cutter Bees

Megachile parallela - female Megachile? - Megachile parallela - female Megachile? - Megachile parallela - female Bee - Megachile parallela Megachile - Megachile parallela possibly sweat bee number 2 - Megachile parallela Leafcutter Bee, Emerson - Megachile parallela - female Green-eyed Bee - Megachile parallela
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 Megachilidae (Leafcutter, Mason, and Resin Bees, and allies)
Subfamily Megachilinae
Tribe Megachilini
Genus Megachile (Leafcutter, Resin, and Mortar Bees)
No Taxon Subgenus Argyropile, Bent-tailed Leaf-cutter Bees
Numbers
5 spp. in our area, 7 spp. total(1)
Range
NA (so. Canada to Costa Rica)(1)