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Species Perdita californica

Perdita (Pygoperdita) californica - Perdita californica - female Perdita (Pygoperdita) californica - Perdita californica - female Perdita californica mating - Perdita californica - male - female Perdita californica - male - female Perdita californica - male Lasioglossum mating? - Perdita californica - male - female Lasioglossum mating? - Perdita californica - male - female Very small Bee - Perdita californica
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 Andrenidae (Miner, Fairy, Allied Panurgine, and Oxaeine Bees)
Subfamily Panurginae (Panurgine Bees)
Tribe Panurgini (Fairy Bees and Allies)
Subtribe Perditina (Fairy and Goblin Bees)
Genus Perdita (Fairy Bees)
No Taxon (Subgenus Pygoperdita)
Species californica (Perdita californica)
Range
California
Food
Visits flowers from several families. The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
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