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Species Diadasia enavata - Sunflower Chimney Bee

Bee - Diadasia enavata - male Pollenated Bee - Diadasia enavata Yellow bee with yellow pollen - Diadasia enavata bee - Diadasia enavata Sleeping bee in gumweed  - Diadasia enavata Megachilid - Diadasia enavata - female Megachilid - Diadasia enavata - female Pollen Covered Bees - Diadasia enavata - male
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 Diadasia
No Taxon (Subgenus Diadasia)
Species enavata (Sunflower Chimney Bee)
Western and central North America. Discover Life Map.
Associated with sunflower patches
A specialists on composites especially sunflowers. The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known associations based on specimen records and images.
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