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Genus Dufourea

Which bee be on poppy? - Dufourea - female Halictid? - Dufourea - female Carpenter Bee? sm - Dufourea Bee - Dufourea marginata Sweat Bee - Dufourea bee - Dufourea Unknown bee - Dufourea Possible andrenid or megachilid - Dufourea - male
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 Halictidae (Sweat Bees)
Subfamily Rophitinae
Genus Dufourea
Numbers
72 spp. in our area, ~170 spp. total(1)
Identification
Low position of antennae and modified hind legs.
Range
holarctic (map; African locations shown on the map are probably erroneous. =v=)(1)