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Species Calliopsis andreniformis

Yellow-legged Bee - Calliopsis andreniformis - male small bee w. yellow markings - Calliopsis andreniformis Bee IMG_3385 - Calliopsis andreniformis Bee - Calliopsis andreniformis Calliopsis andreniformis? - Calliopsis andreniformis Female Bee - Caliopsis andreniformis? - Calliopsis andreniformis - female Calliopsis andreniformis - male Bee - Calliopsis andreniformis
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 Andrenidae (Miner, Bare-miner, Fairy, and Oxaeine Bees)
Subfamily Panurginae (Panurgine Bees including Bare-Miner, Confluent-Miner, Fairy, and Calliopsine Bees)
Tribe Calliopsini (Calliopsine Bees)
Genus Calliopsis
No Taxon (Subgenus Calliopsis)
Species andreniformis (Calliopsis andreniformis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Calliopsis flavipes; Calliopsis lepidus
Range
Generally distributed over the entire Eastern United States and Southern Canada, ranging west to Texas, Colorado and North Dakota.
Season
April to September.
Food
Visits flowers from several families. The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
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