digger bee

(Anthophora terminalis)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

not yet assessed

digger bee (Anthophora terminalis)

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NNR - Unranked

Minnesota

not listed

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Wingspan: X¾ to X¾

Total Length: X¾ to X¾

         
          Photo by Bill Reynolds

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Sources: 24, 29.


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Taxonomy

Order:

Hymenoptera (ants, bees, wasps, and sawflies)

 

Suborder:

Apocrita (wasps, ants and bees)

 

Infraorder:

Aculeata

 

Superfamily:

Apoidea (apoid wasps, bees, sphecoid wasps)

 

Family:

Apidae (bumble bees, honey bees, and stingless bees)

 

Subfamily:

Apinae (honey, bumble, long-horned, orchid, and digger bees)

 

Tribe:

Anthophorini (typical digger bees)

 
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An Anthophorine Bee

digger bee


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

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CK
Summer 2014, 15, 16

Location: Duluth, St. Louis Co

These appear to live in my backyard.


Bill Reynolds
8/26/2014

Location: Pennington Co MN

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