Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Tribe Macropidini

Macropis nuda - female Macropis nuda - male Oil bee - Macropis nuda - female Oil bee - Macropis nuda - female Oil bee - Macropis nuda - male Oil bee - Macropis nuda - male Bee Visiting Lysimachia - Macropis - female Macropis sp.  - Macropis - female
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 Melittidae (Melittid Bees)
Subfamily Melittinae
Tribe Macropidini
Numbers
4 spp. (all Macropis) in our area, 16 spp. in 3 genera (of which 2 monotypic) total(1)