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Species Hylaeus polifolii - Buckwheat Masked Bee

Hylaeus ? - Hylaeus polifolii Hylaeus ? - Hylaeus polifolii Yellow-masked Bee - Hylaeus polifolii Yellow-masked Bee - Hylaeus polifolii Yellow-masked Bee - Hylaeus polifolii Yellow-masked Bee - Hylaeus polifolii
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)
Species polifolii (Buckwheat Masked Bee)
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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