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Genus Megachile - Leafcutter and Resin Bees

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 - Leafcutter, Resin, Mortar, Sharptail, Mason, and Woolcarder bees and relatives
Tribe Megachilini - Leafcutter, Resin, Mortar, and Sharptail bees
Genus Megachile - Leafcutter and Resin Bees

No Taxon Subgenus Acentron, Large-toothed Leafcutter bees
Species albitarsis - White-footed Leafcutter
No Taxon Subgenus Argyropile, Bent-tailed Leafcutter bees
Species parallela - Parallel Leafcutter
No Taxon Subgenus Callomegachile, Giant Resin Bees
Species sculpturalis - Sculptured Resin Bee
Species umbripennis - Shadow-winged Resin Bee
No Taxon Subgenus Chelostomoides
Species angelarum - Megachile angelarum
Species campanulae - Bellflower Resin Bee
Species chilopsidis - Desert-willow Resin Bee
Species davidsoni - Golden-eardrops Resin Bee
Species discorhina - Megachile discorhina
Species exilis - Slender Resin Bee
Species prosopidis - Megachile prosopidis
Species rugifrons - Megachile rugifrons
Species subexilis - Megachile subexilis
No Taxon Subgenus Eutricharaea, Small Leafcutter bees
Species apicalis - Apical Leafcutter
Species pusilla - Tooth-cheeked Leafcutter
Species rotundata - Alfalfa Leafcutter
No Taxon Subgenus Leptorachis
Species petulans - Petulant Leaf-cutter Bee
No Taxon Subgenus Litomegachile
Species brevis - Short Leafcutter
Species gentilis - Megachile gentilis
Species mendica - Flat-tailed Leaf-cutter Bee
Species onobrychidis - Western Little Leaf-cutter Bee
Species pseudobrevis - Southeastern Little Leaf-cutter Bee
Species texana - Texas Leaf-cutter Bee
Species lippiae - Megachile lippiae
No Taxon lippiae or texana
No Taxon Resembles lippiae
No Taxon Subgenus Megachile
Species centuncularis - Linnean Leafcutter
Species inermis - Unarmed Leafcutter
Species montivaga - Silver-tailed Petalcutter
Species nivalis - Snowy Leafcutter
Species relativa - Golden-tailed Leafcutter
No Taxon Subgenus Megachiloides
No Taxon Subgenus Melanosarus, Black Leafcutter Bees
Species bahamensis - Bahama Leaf-cutter Bee
Species xylocopoides - Carpenter-mimic Leafcutter
No Taxon Subgenus Neomegachile
Species chichimeca - Megachile chichimeca
No Taxon Subgenus Phaenosarus
Species fortis - Megachile fortis
No Taxon Subgenus Pseudocentron
Species sidalceae - Megachile sidalceae
Species pruina - Hoary Leaf-cutter Bee
Subspecies nigropinguis - Megachile pruina nigropinguis
No Taxon Subgenus Pseudomegachile, Wall bees
Species lanata - Woolly Wall Bee
No Taxon Subgenus Sayapis
Species fidelis - Horn-faced Leaf-cutter Bee
Species frugalis - Megachile frugalis
Species inimica - Hostile Leaf-cutter Bee
Subspecies inimica - Megachile inimica inimica
Subspecies sayi - Say's Leafcutter
Species mellitarsis - Megachile mellitarsis
Species newberryae - Newberry's leaf-cutter Bee
Species policaris - Megachile policaris
Species pugnata - Pugnacious Leaf-cutter Bee
Subspecies pomonae - Megachile pugnata pomonae
Subspecies pugnata - Megachile pugnata pugnata
No Taxon resembles inimica jacumbensis
Species zaptlana - Megachile zaptlana
No Taxon Subgenus Xanthosarus
Species addenda - Megachile addenda
Species comata - Megachile comata
Species frigida - Frigid Leafcutter
Species gemula - Small-handed Leaf-cutter Bee
Species latimanus - Broad-handed Leafcutter
Species melanophaea - Black-and-gray Leafcutter
Species mucida - Megachile mucida
Species perihirta - Western Leafcutter
No Taxon gemula or mucida
No Taxon melanophaea or mucida
No Taxon Subgenus Megachiloides, Phaenosarus, or Xanthosarus
No Taxon Subgenus Litomegachile or Megachile
No Taxon Megachile leaf damage
No Taxon Subgenus Tylomegachile
No Taxon cf. toluca
No Taxon Subgenus Cressoniella
Species zapoteca - Megachile zapoteca