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Species Stelis laticincta

Stelis laticincta? - Stelis laticincta Stelis laticincta? - Stelis laticincta Resin Bee - Stelis laticincta Unk1 - Stelis laticincta Small Wasp - Stelis laticincta Nomad Bee or Wasp? - Stelis laticincta Nomad Bee or Wasp? - Stelis laticincta Unknown hymenop - Stelis laticincta
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 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).
Range
Western US.
Food
The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
Remarks
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.