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Species Sphecodes solonis

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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 Halictidae (Sweat, Furrow, Nomiine, and Shortface Bees)
Subfamily Halictinae (Sweat and Furrow Bees)
Tribe Halictini
Genus Sphecodes (Blood Bees)
Species solonis (Sphecodes solonis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sphecodes morsei Mitchell, 1956; Sphecodes packardi Mitchell, 1956
Explanation of Names
Sphecodes solonis Graenicher, 1911
Size
Female: Length 5mm(1)
Male: Length 6mm(1)
Range
Newfoundland to New York, west to British Columbia.
Season
May to August
Food
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Bees of the eastern United States
Mitchell T.B. 1962. Tech. Bull. (NC Agric. Exp. Sta.): No. 141 (538 pp.), 1960; and No. 152 (557 pp.).