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Species Anthophora abrupta - Abrupt Digger

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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 Anthophorini (Digger Bees)
Genus Anthophora (Diggers)
No Taxon (Subgenus Melea)
Species abrupta (Abrupt Digger)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anthophora sponsa
Explanation of Names
Author: Say 1837.
Range
Illinois and Michigan to New York, south to Louisiana and Florida.
Season
March to September.
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.
Internet References
BioOne. The potential management of a ground-nesting, solitary bee: Anthophora abrupta