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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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Megachile lanata (F.) (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) is a polylectic pollinator that is native to India and northern Africa.
Larvae in the family Megachilidae have higher larval weights when fed increased sugar concentrations [49].
Goodell, "Food availability affects Osmia pumila (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) foraging, reproduction, and brood parasitism," Oecologia, vol.
The family Apidae had the highest number of species (17) and individuals (516) followed by Megachilidae with nine (9) species with 60 individuals, Halictidae with eight (8) species with sixty-eight (68) individuals, and a single species from the family Colletidae that had only, with one (1) individual.
The native Brazilian bee families that buzz-pollinate include Andrenidae, Apidae (except for Apis), Colletidae, Halictidae and Megachilidae (Buchmann and Hurley, 1978; Harter et al., 2002).
(Family Apidae), the orchard mason bee, Osmia lignaria Say (Family Megachilidae), and two species of squash bees, Peponapis pruinosa Say and Xenoglossa strenua Cresson (Family Apidae), although nearly 500 species of bees inhabit the state (Burley, 2007).
Of this total, the Apidae Family stood out with 99.00%, while the other Families (Andrenidae, Halictidae and Megachilidae) with percentages lower than 1%.
Sex and weight of Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) progeny associated with provision weights.
Nesting site density and distribution affects Osmia lignaria (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) reproductive success and almond yield in a commercial orchard.
En total se recolectaron 1.976 abejas (896 en PO, 666 en PB y 430 en PP), agrupadas en 70 especies y 30 generos (Tabla 2) y distribuidas porcentualmente por familia de la siguiente manera: Halictidae (67,15%), Apidae (24,28%), Colletidae (5,71%), Megachilidae (1,42%) y Andrenidae (1,42%).
Impact of currently used or potentially useful insecticides for canola agroecosystems on Bombus impatiens (Hymenoptera: Apidae), Megachile rot-undata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) and Osmia lignaria (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae).