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Types Of Bees

 Types Of Bees

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Amegilla quadrifasciata (Villers), female, from Germany (anthophoriform, Apidae).

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Amegilla (Zonamegilla) sp., female, from Sabah (anthophoriform Apidae).

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Andrena sp., male, from California (andreniform).

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Andrena sp., male, from California (andreniform ).

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Andrena tscheki Morawitz, female, from Germany (andreniform, Andrenidae ).

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Anthidiellum notatum robertsoni (Cockerell), female, from California, on resin cell attached to stem (anthophoriform, Megachilidae).

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Anthophora bombodies stanfordiana Cockerell, female, from California (anthophoriform).

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Anthophora fulvitarsis Brulle, female, from Germany (anthophoriform, Apidae).

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Apis cerana Fabricius, worker, from Thailand (apiform, Apidae).

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Apis florea Fabricius, workers, from India (apiform, Apidae).

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Nomada armata Herrich-Schaffer, female, from Germany (nomadiform, Apidae).

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Augochlorella pomoniella (Cockerell), female, from California (andreniform, Halict-idae).

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Bombus hypnorum (Linnaeus), queen, from Germany (bombiform).

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Bombus sp., worker on Hypercium flower, from California (bombiform).

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Bombus sylvarum (Linnaeus), queen, from Germany (bombiform, Apidae).

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Cell cluster of spring nest of Lasioglossum (Evylaeus) malachurum (Kirby), in Germany, showing pollen balls, eggs (extreme right and left), and small larvae (Halictidae).

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Osmia sp., female, from California (hoplitiform, an unusually slender-bodied Osmia, family Megachilidae).

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Epelous sp., female, from California (epeoliform, Apidae).

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Euglossa sp., male, from Brazil, with orchid pollinium on dorsum (anthophoriform, Apidae).

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Eulaema sp., male, from Ecuador, with orchid pollinium on dorsum (euceriform to anthophoriform, Apidae).

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Halictus farinosus Smith, female, from California (andreniform, Halictidae).

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Heriades crenulata Nylander, male, from Germany, on flower of Anthemis tinctoria ( a relatively robust heriadi-form bee, family Megachilidae).

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Hoplitis (Hoplitis) adunca (Panzer), female, from Germany (hoplitiform, Megachilidae).

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Hylaeus angustatus (Schenck), male, from Germany (hylaeiform).

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Hylaeus variegatus (Fabricius), female, from Germany, on flower of Tanacetum vulgare ( a relatively robust example of a hylaeiform bee, family Colletidae).

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Megachile (Sayapis) fidelis Cresson, female, from California (chalicodomiform, Megachilidae).

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Megachile sp., female, from Arizona ( megachiliform, Megachilidae).

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Megachile sp., male mating, with expanded front tarsi covering female's eyes, from California (mega-chiliform).

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Megalopta sp., female, a nocturnal halictid from Brazil (andreniform, Halictidae).

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Meliponula (Meliponula) bocandei (Spinola), worker, from Congo, transferring pollen from middle leg to hind leg while hovering in front of flower (robust apiform or short-haired anthophoriform, Apidae).

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Melissodes sp., female, from California (euceriform, Apidae).

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Melissodes sp., male, from California, on flower of Bidens laevis (euceriform).

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Nest of Colletes similis Schenck, from Germany, artificially exposed in a cliff, showing the cellphane-like cell lining surrounding two provisioned cell (Colletidae).

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Nest of Osmia (Helicosmia) aurulenta (Panzer), in Germany, in shell of dead snail, opened to show two cell.

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Nest of Osmia (Osmia) rufa (Linnaeus), in Germany, in dead bamboo stem, showing mud partitions between cell and small larvae feeding on stored pollen ( Megachilidae).

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Nomada sp., female, from California (nomadiform).

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Nomia melanderi Cockerell, female, from Wyoming (andreniform, Halictidae).

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Ceratina sp., female, from California, on flower of Diplacus anrantiacum (hylaeiform, Apidae).

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Perdita sp., female, from California (andreniform, Andrenidae).

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Rhodanthidium siculum (Spinola), female, from Tunisia (chalicodomiform, Megachilidae).

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Thyreus histrionicus (llliger),female, from Germany (anthophoriform);

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Thyreus sp., from Congo (anthophoriform, Apidae).

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Trachusa ( Heteranthidium ) cordaticeps (Michener), male, from Arizona (megachiliform, Megachilidae).

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Trigona ferricauda Cockerell, worker, from Panama, on flower of Impatiens (trigoniform, Apidae).

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Trigona(Tridona)williana friese, worker, from Peru (trigoniform).

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Xenoglossa angustior Cockerell, female,from Arizona(euceriform,Apidae).

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Xylocopa(Koptortosoma)caffra(Linnaeus),female, from Namibia (anthophoriform,Apidae)