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Tribe Calliopsini - Calliopsine Bees

calliopsis scutellaris - Calliopsis scutellaris - male Santiago Oaks Bee for ID, #5 - Calliopsis pugionis - female Bees on Desert Marigold Flower - Calliopsis - male - female Calliopsis coloradensis - female Calliopsis bee, female - Calliopsis - female Bee - Calliopsis andreniformis Female Calliopsis puellae? - Calliopsis puellae - female Calliopsis Bee - Calliopsis - female
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 (Apoidea (clade Anthophila) - Bees)
Family Andrenidae (Miner, Fairy, Allied Panurgine, and Oxaeine Bees)
Subfamily Panurginae (Panurgine Bees)
Tribe Calliopsini (Calliopsine Bees)
Explanation of Names
Calliopsini Robertson 1922
68 spp. in a single genus our area, 126 spp. in 7 genera worldwide(1)
Print References
Danforth B.N (1990) Provisioning behavior and the estimation of investment ratios in a solitary bee, Calliopsis (Hypomacrotera) persimilis (Cockerell) (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae). Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 27: 159‒168.
Danforth B.N (1994) Taxonomic review of Calliopsis subgenus Hypomacrotera, (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae), with special emphasis on the distributions and host plant associations. Pan-Pac. Entomol. 70: 283‒300.
Danforth B.N., Visscher P.K. (1993) Dynamics of a host-cleptoparasite relationship: Holcopasites ruthae as a parasite of Calliopsis pugionis (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae, Andrenidae). Ann. Ent. Soc. Am. 86: 833‒840.
Dyer J.G., Shinn A.F. (1978) Pollen collected by Calliopsis andreniformis Smith in North America (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae). J. Kans. Ent. Soc. 51: 787‒795.
Rozen J.G., Jr (1952) A new species of Nomadopsis (Hymenoptera, Andrenidae). J. Kans. Ent. Soc. 25: 144‒147.
Rozen J.G., Jr (1958) Monographic study of the genus Nomadopsis Ashmead (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae). UC Pub. Entomol. 15: 202 pp.
Rozen J.G., Jr (1959) A new species of Nomadopsis and notes on some previously described ones (Hymenoptera, Andrenidae). Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 61: 255‒259.
Rozen J.G., Jr (1963) Notes on the biology of Nomadopsis, with descriptions of four new species (Apoidea, Andrenidae). Am. Mus. Nov. 2142: 1‒17.
Rozen J.G., Jr (1966) Systematics of the larvae of North American panurgine bees (Hymenoptera, Apoidea). Am. Mus. Nov. 2259: 22 pp.
Rozen J.G., Jr (1967) Review of the biology of panurgine bees, with observations on North American forms (Hymenoptera, Andrenidae). Am. Mus. Nov. 2297: 44 pp.
Ruz L. (1991) Classification and phylogenetic relationships of the panurgine bees: The Calliopsini and allies (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae). U. Kans. Sci. Bull. 54: 209‒256.
Shinn A.F (1965) Descriptions of three new species of the bee genus Calliopsis (Hymenoptera, Andrenidae). Am. Mus. Nov. 2211: 1‒19.
Shinn A.F (1967) A revision of the bee genus Calliopsis and the biology and ecology of C. andreniformis (Hymenoptera, Andrenidae). U. Kans. Sci. Bull. 46: 753‒936.
Visscher P.K., Danforth B.N. (1993) Biology of Calliopsis pugionis (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae): Nesting, foraging, and investment sex ratio. Ann. Ent. Soc. Am. 86: 822‒832.
Visscher P.K., Vetter R.S., Orth R. (1994) Benthic bees? Emergence phenology of Calliopsis pugionis (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae) at a seasonally flooded site. Ann. Ent. Soc. Am. 87: 941‒945.
Wcislo W.T (1999) Male territoriality and nesting behavior of Calliopsis hondurasicus Cockerell (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae). J. Kans. Ent. Soc. 72: 91‒98.