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Tribe Ammobatini

Perdita (?) - Oreopasites Neopasites ? - Oreopasites Oreopasites barbarae F - Oreopasites barbarae - female Oreopasites barbarae F - Oreopasites barbarae - female Oreopasites barbarae M - Oreopasites barbarae - male Oreopasites barbarae M - Oreopasites barbarae - male Tiny - Oreopasites Nomadinae - Oreopasites
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 Ammobatini
Numbers
10 spp. in our area (all Oreopasites), 125 spp. in 8 genera worldwide (50 spp. in Ammobates alone)(1)
Range
mostly the Mediterranean, Middle East, & Africa; in our area, w. half of the US, mostly southwest(1)