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Species Megachile chilopsidis - Desert-willow Resin Bee

Megachile (Chelostomoides) sp. Female - Megachile chilopsidis - female Megachile (Chelostomoides) sp. female - Megachile chilopsidis - female Megachile chilopsidis - female Megachile chilopsidis - female Megachile chilopsidis - female Megachile chilopsidis - 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
Tribe Megachilini
Genus Megachile (Leafcutter, Resin, and Mortar Bees)
No Taxon (Subgenus Chelostomoides)
Species chilopsidis (Desert-willow Resin Bee)
Explanation of Names
Author of species: Cockerell, 1900
Range
Food
The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
Print References
Snelling, Roy R. 1990. A Review of the Native North American Bees of the Genus Chalicodoma (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). Contributions in Science 421, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. PDF
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