Megachilidae

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Related to Megachilid bee: leaf-cutting bee, black bee
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Noun1.Megachilidae - leaf-cutting and mason beesMegachilidae - leaf-cutting and mason bees    
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
genus Megachile, Megachile - type genus of the Megachilidae: leaf-cutting bees
mason bee - any of numerous solitary bees that build nests of hardened mud and sand
Anthidium, genus Anthidium - potter bees
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littoralis were as aggressive as other oligolectic bees (e.g., Ptilothrix fructifera Holmberg [Hymenoptera: Apidae]; Oliveira & Schlindwein 2010) and megachilid bee species (Seidelmann 1999).
One notable exception was the megachilid bee species Osmia lignaria, which showed a significant preference for oak-dominated habitats in 2010.
This prey amounted to 22.9% of the prey as a whole and included a moth, a megachilid bee, bombyliid flies and most caterpillars.
drepanolobium received almost all of its visitation from [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE 5 OMITTED] a single megachilid bee species, A.