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Family Megachilidae - Leafcutter, Mason, and Resin Bees, and allies

large megachilid on Opuntia cactus - Lithurgopsis apicalis Hymenoptera-Megachile sp? - Lithurgopsis apicalis Black Wasp - Lithurgopsis apicalis cactus bee - Lithurgopsis echinocacti Megachilidae? - Lithurgopsis apicalis Small Mason Bee face & Body - Lithurgopsis apicalis - male Cactus bee - Lithurgopsis gibbosa? - Lithurgopsis littoralis - male Female Cactus woodborer bee Lithurgopsis littoralis - Lithurgopsis littoralis - female

Anthidium edwardsii - female Coelioxys sp? - Coelioxys sayi Bees feeding another in Palo Verde tree - Megachile Osmia  - Osmia - male Bee - Anthidium oblongatum Trachusa cordaticeps Coelioxys - Coelioxys sayi - female frassable bee - just want to know ID, if possible  - Megachile - female