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APIDAE (bees)

Subtaxa

Rank Taxon #subtaxa #photos #macrophotos #microphotos #refs
Genus Andrena Fabricius, 1775 (mining bees) 5 29 21   6
Species Anthidium (Anthidium) manicatum (Linnaeus, 1758) (Wool-carder Bee) 1        
Subspecies Anthidium (Anthidium) manicatum subsp. nigrithorax Dalla Torre, 1877 (Wool-carder Bee (British Form With Dark Thorax))     9    
Species Anthophora (Anthophora) plumipes (Pallas, 1772) (Hairy-footed Flower Bee, Hairy Footed Flower Bee)   8 5   1
Species Apis mellifera Linnaeus, 1758 (Honey Bee, Hive Bee)   13 8   6
Genus Bombus Latreille, 1802 (bumble bees, humble bees & cuckoo bees) 16 177 40   22
Genus Coelioxys Latreille, 1809 (sharp-tailed bees)         1
Species Colletes (Colletes) hederae Schmidt & Westrich, 1993 (Ivy Bee)   41     4
Species Colletes (Colletes) succinctus (Linnaeus, 1758) (a solitary bee)         1
Genus Halictus Latreille, 1804 (end-banded furrow bees) 2 11 4 4 3
Species Hoplitis (Alcidamea) claviventris (Thomson, 1872) (a solitary bee)     7    
Genus Hylaeus Fabricius, 1793 (yellow-face bees) 1 2 8   3
Genus Lasioglossum Curtis, 1833 (base-banded furrow bees) 6 89 41 8 3
Species Macropis europaea Warncke, 1973 (Yellow Loosestrife Bee, Oil Collecting Bee)   4      
Genus Megachile Latreille, 1802 (leaf-cutter and mud bees) 2 11 13   2
Genus Nomada Scopoli, 1763 (nomad bees) 7 9 40   5
Genus Osmia Panzer, 1806 (mason bees) 4 5 10   4
Species Panurgus calcaratus (Scopoli, 1763) (a solitary bee)   11 2    
Genus Sphecodes Latreille, 1804 (blood bees) 2 9 4   2
Species Xylocopa (Xylocopa) violacea (Linnaeus, 1758) (Violet Carpenter Bee)         2

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Bumblebee pages: http://www.bumblebee.org Bumblebee pages
Benton, E., 2006 Bumblebees
Edwards, M. & Jenner, M., 2005 Field Guide to Bumblebees of Great Britain and Ireland
Bumble bees: http://www.sci.muni.cz/ptacek/bombi.htm Bumble bees

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 17 general literature references to APIDAE (bees)

APIDAE may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
HEXAPODA
(hexapods)
INSECTA
(insects)
HYMENOPTERA
(bees, wasps, ants, sawflies and parasitoid wasps, ants, bees and wasps)
Aculeata
(aculeates: bees, wasps and ants)
APOIDEA
(solitary and hive bees)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 399 feeding and other relationships of APIDAE (bees)

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