genus Anthidium


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Noun1.genus Anthidium - potter beesgenus Anthidium - potter bees        
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Megachilidae, Megachilidae - leaf-cutting and mason bees
potter bee - solitary bee that builds nests of mud or pebbles cemented together and attached to a plant
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Two of the most common visitors are the "leaf-cutter" or "wool carder" bees from the genus Anthidium.
Its stronger weighting results in the monophyly of the genus Anthidium, which is widely accepted by several authors (Pasteels 1969, Michener and Griswold 1994).