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Genus Melitoma

Bee - Melitoma taurea - female TX - Bee - Melitoma marginella TX - Bee - Melitoma marginella Mallow Bee - Melitoma taurea Mallow Bee - Melitoma taurea Bee in morning glory - Melitoma taurea Bee in morning glory - Melitoma taurea Melitoma taurea? - Melitoma taurea
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, Long-horned, Orchid, and Digger Bees)
Tribe Emphorini (Chimney Bees)
Genus Melitoma
Numbers
3 spp. in our area, 13 spp. total(1)
Range
New World (US to Argentina; map); in our area, one sp. eastern, one in c. US, and one in southernmost TX(1)