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Species Megachile policaris

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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 Megachilidae (Leafcutter, Mason, and Resin Bees, and allies)
Subfamily Megachilinae (Leafcutter, Resin, Mortar, Sharptail, Mason, and Woolcarder bees and relatives)
Tribe Megachilini (Leafcutter, Resin, Mortar, and Sharptail bees)
Genus Megachile (Leafcutter, Resin, and Mortar Bees)
No Taxon (Subgenus Sayapis)
Species policaris (Megachile policaris)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Megachile pollicaris; Megachile grandis; Megachile vallorum
Range
Georgia and Florida, west to California and Mexico.
Season
March to August.
Food
The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
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