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Subgenus Paraprosopis

Little Black Wasp - Hylaeus Little Black Wasp - Hylaeus bee 13 - Hylaeus Tiny black and white bee on goldenrod - Hylaeus Yellow-masked Bee - Hylaeus polifolii Hylaeus? - Hylaeus hylaeus bee regurgitating nectar? - Hylaeus Hylaeus
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 Colletidae (Cellophane or Plasterer, Masked, and Fork-tongued Bees)
Genus Hylaeus (Masked Bees)
No Taxon Subgenus Paraprosopis
Numbers
16 spp. in our area, 53 spp. total(1)
Range
holarctic, more diverse in Eurasia; in our area, all 16 spp. occur in the US, 3 range into sw. Canada(1)