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Subgenus Argyropile, Bent-tailed Leaf-cutter Bees

Gray bee on goldenrod - Megachile parallela - female Megachile? - Megachile parallela - female bee 103 - Megachile parallela - female Megachile - Megachile parallela - male Bluff bee 1 - Megachile parallela Grey leafcutter bee with spiky behind - Megachile parallela Leafcutter Male - Megachile parallela - male Megachile parallela? - Megachile parallela - female
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 (Leafcutter, Resin, Mortar, Sharptail, Mason, and Woolcarder bees and relatives)
Tribe Megachilini (Leafcutter, Resin, Mortar, and Sharptail bees)
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)