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Species Megachile angelarum

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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 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 and Resin Bees)
No Taxon (Subgenus Chelostomoides)
Species angelarum (Megachile angelarum)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Megachile angelarum Cockerell, 1902
Chalicodoma (Chelostomoides) angelarum (Cockerell, 1902)
Female 10-11 mm. Male 8-9 mm
The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
The most common member of subgenus Chelostomoides in cismontane California.
Cavity nester, collects resins and gums.
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