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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Tribe Melittini

Melitta eickworti - male Melitta (Cilissa) - Melitta - 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 Melittidae (Melittid Bees)
Subfamily Melittinae
Tribe Melittini
Numbers
4 spp. (all Melitta) in our area, ~85 spp. in 2 genera total(1)
Range
Holarctic & Afrotropical(1)