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Species Stelis laticincta

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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 Megachilidae (Leafcutter, Mason, and Resin Bees, and allies)
Subfamily Megachilinae
Tribe Anthidiini
Genus Stelis
No Taxon (Subgenus Dolichostelis)
Species laticincta (Stelis laticincta)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dolichostelis laticincta
Explanation of Names
Latin for "wide-belted"
Author: Cresson, 1878 Dolichostelis laticincta).
Western US.
The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
The host is a Megachile (Chelostomoides), likely M. angelarum
Cleptoparasitic on Megachile (Michener, et al.:(1)).
Internet References
Works Cited
1.The Bee Genera of North and Central America (Hymenoptera:Apoidea)
Charles D. Michener, Ronald J. McGinley, Bryan N. Danforth. 1994. Smithsonian Books.