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Genus Caupolicana - Fork-tongued Bees

Mesoxaea sp.? - Caupolicana yarrowi - male Mesoxaea sp.? - Caupolicana yarrowi Mesoxaea sp.? - Caupolicana yarrowi - male Colletidae - Caupolicana ocellata Colletidae - Caupolicana ocellata Unidentified Bee - Caupolicana yarrowi
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 Colletidae (Cellophane or Plasterer, Masked, and Fork-tongued Bees)
Subfamily Diphaglossinae (Diphaglossinae, Fork- and Feather-tongued Bees)
Genus Caupolicana (Fork-tongued Bees)
4 spp. in our area, 37 spp. total(1)
US to so. S. America (most diverse in Chile & Argentina, ~2/3 of spp.); in our area, 2 spp. in sw. US (to UT-KS) + 2 spp. in se. US (NC-FL-AL; one restricted to FL)(1)