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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Tribe Epeolini

small wasp - Epeolus minimus Can someone identify this guy for me? - Triepeolus Cleptoparasite - Triepeolus concavus bee - Triepeolus Bee from North Richland Hills, Fort Worth - Triepeolus Cuckoo Bee - Epeolus bifasciatus? - Epeolus bifasciatus - male Epeolus glabratus Cuckoo bee - male
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 Apidae (Cuckoo, Carpenter, Digger, Bumble, and Honey Bees)
Subfamily Nomadinae (Cuckoo Bees)
Tribe Epeolini
Numbers
154 spp. in 3 genera in our area, 308 spp. in 8 genera of 4 subtribes worldwide(1)
Range
much of the world, except the Oriental & Australasian regions(1)
Print References
Rightmyer M.G. (2004) Phylogeny and classification of the parasitic bee tribe Epeolini (Hymenoptera: Apidae, Nomadinae). Scientific Papers of the Natural History Museum of the University of Kansas 33: 1-55.