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Genus Pseudopanurgus - Pseudopanurgus sensu lato

Yellow-legged bee on chocolate flower - Pseudopanurgus aethiops - male Pseudopanurgus - male Tiny bee mating. - Pseudopanurgus - male - female bee ? - Pseudopanurgus Halictid? green eyes, yellow face - Pseudopanurgus andrenoides halictid-like hymenopteran - Pseudopanurgus Bee - Pseudopanurgus rugosus - female Ceratina? - Pseudopanurgus
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 Andrenidae (Miner, Bare-miner, Fairy, and Oxaeine Bees)
Subfamily Panurginae (Panurgine Bees including Bare-Miner, Confluent-Miner, Fairy, and Calliopsine Bees)
Tribe Protandrenini (Bare-miner or Protandrenine Bees)
Genus Pseudopanurgus (Pseudopanurgus sensu lato)
Explanation of Names
Author: Cockerell

Pseudopanurgus refers to their rough resemblance to Panurgus, which is found in Europe (1)
71 spp. in our area, 135 spp. total(2)
New World, mostly nearctic (some spp. apparently introduced into e. Africa & e. Australia) (map)(2)
Print References
Linsley, E. G., J. W. MacSwain, and R. F. Smith. 1956. Association of Holcopasites with Pseudopanurgus in Mexico (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae, Andrenidae). Pan-Pacific Entomologist 32: 82.

Mitchell, T. B. 1960. Bees of the eastern United States, vol. 1. 538: North Carolina Agricultural Experiment Station Technical Bulletin No. 141: 538 pp.

Rozen, J. G., Jr. 1997. A new species of the bee Heterosarus from Dominican amber (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae; Panurginae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 69: 346-352.

Timberlake, P. H. 1964. Some new species of Pseudopanurgus of the subgenus Heterosarus Robertson (Hymenoptera, Apoidea). American Museum Novitates no. 2185: 26 pp.

Timberlake, P. H. 1967. New species of Pseudopanurgus from Arizona (Hymenoptera, Apoidea). American Museum Novitates no. 2298: 23 pp.

Timberlake, P. H. 1973. Revision of the genus Pseudopanurgus of North America (Hymenoptera, Apoidea). University of California Publications in Entomology 72: 58 pp.

Timberlake, P. H. 1975. The North American species of Heterosarus Robertson (Hymenoptera, Apoidea). University of California Publications in Entomology 77: 56 pp.