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Genus Dieunomia

Bee - Dieunomia nevadensis - male Megachilidae? - Dieunomia heteropoda Dieunomia triangulifera F - Dieunomia triangulifera - female Bee, Dark Brown/Black, Larger than honeybee but smaller than bumble bee, in Dallas Texas area, during August - Dieunomia heteropoda - male Halictus? - Dieunomia nevadensis Dieunomia nevadensis arizonensis? - Dieunomia nevadensis Bee on Curlycup Gumweed - Dieunomia Small Bees - Dieunomia nevadensis
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 Halictidae (Sweat Bees)
Subfamily Nomiinae
Genus Dieunomia
2 subgenera, with 8 spp. in our area and 9 spp. total(1)
Very round faces. Eyes curve and meld into clypeus. Dieunomia abdomen is lined with tufts of hair that wrap to the top of the face. T1 has a V shape. (2)
NA (Canada to Costa Rica: map); 2 spp. are transcontinental, one is widespread in the inner states (doesn't reach either seaboard), the rest are more or less southwestern; only D. heteropoda reaches Canada (MB)(1)