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Species Diadasia ochracea - Ochraceous Chimney Bee

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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 Apidae (Cuckoo, Carpenter, Digger, Bumble, and Honey Bees)
Subfamily Apinae (Honey, Bumble, Longhorn, Orchid, and Digger Bees)
Tribe Emphorini (Chimney or Turret Bees)
Genus Diadasia
No Taxon (Subgenus Dasiapis)
Species ochracea (Ochraceous Chimney Bee)
Explanation of Names
Diadasia ochracea (Cockerell, 1903)
Range
sw US to Mex. - Map (Discover Life)
Habitat
Includes in well vegetated deserts and desert-grasslands
Food
Collects pollen from Malvaceae including globe mallows. The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known associations based on specimen records and images.