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Species Centris nitida - Shining Oil-Digger

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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 Centridini (Centridine Bees)
Genus Centris (Oil-Diggers, Desert-Diggers)
No Taxon (Subgenus Heterocentris, Wood-nesting Oil-Diggers)
Species nitida (Shining Oil-Digger)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Centris nitida Smith 1874
=Centris (Hemesiella) confinis PĂ©rez 1905
s. AZ, s. TX, s. FL - Map (Discover Life)
A recent invader to the state of Florida. (1)
Works Cited
1.Naturalization of the oil collecting bee Centris nitida (Hymenoptera, Apidae, Centrini)...
Pemberton R.W., Liu H. 2008. Florida Entomologist 9: 101-109.