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Species Coelioxys sayi - Say's Cuckoo-leaf-cutter

Bee - Coelioxys sayi Cuckoo Leafcutter?   Coelioxys rufitarsis? - Coelioxys sayi Coelioxys sayi female? - Coelioxys sayi Cuckoo leafcutter bee (male) - Coelioxys sayi - male Megachile sp? - Coelioxys sayi - female Bee - Coelioxys sayi Bee - Coelioxys sayi Leafcutter Cuckoo Bee - Coelioxys sayi - male
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 Coelioxys (Cuckoo-leaf-cutter Bees)
No Taxon (Subgenus Boreocoelioxys, Northern Cuckoo-leaf-cutter Bees)
Species sayi (Say's Cuckoo-leaf-cutter)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Coelioxys mendacina
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of Thomas Say.
bilobed clypeus (ref.)
British Columbia to Ontario, south to Texas and Florida.
March to October.
The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
Medler (1965) reported Megachile mendica to he a host of Coelioxys sayi and K. V. Krombein has reared Coelioxys sayi from nests of Megachile mendica at Lake Placid, Fla. This bee has also been recovered from nests of M. brevis.
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