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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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Weather-dependent pollinator activity in apple orchard, with special reference to Osmia cornuta and Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae and Apidae).
1996) y un ejemplo de esto es que cuando se analiza a nivel de familia, las de mayor riqueza en Mexico son Apidae y Andrenidae; no obstante, en el presente estudio, se encontro que Apidae, Halictidae e incluso Megachilidae son las que aportan mas especies (Fig.
We found 130 bees of the subfamilies: Halictinae (three species), Megachilidae (one species) and Apinae (nine species).
Leioproctus thornleighensis Dec 2007 medium Leioproctus thornleighensis Jan 2011 medium Megachilidae Megachile ferox Nov-Dec 2002 small Megachile leucopyga Nov 2010 small Megachile sp.
Se colectaron 432 especimenes (Tabla 2), de cuatro de las cinco familias de abejas registradas para Colombia: Apidae, Halictidae, Megachilidae y Colletidae.
The family Sapygidae is limited to the family Megachilidae, the leaf-cutting bees, and wasps for a food source (Borror et al.
The subspecies are insect-pollinated and serviced primarily by a variety of insects (Andrenidea, Halictidae, Megachilidae, and Apidae in the Hymenoptera; Bombyliidae in the Diptera, among others; Grant and Grant 1965; Powell and Hogue 1979; Nagy 1995).
The Anthidiini constitute a tribe of several hundred species in the subfamily Megachilinae of the Megachilidae (Roig-Alsina and Michener 1993).
Hymenoptera: Apidae) (Spaethe & Weidenmuller 2002), as well as those from families of native bees including Halictidae, Megachilidae, Colletidae (Batra 1978), Anthophoridae (Stone 1995), and the family Apidae, tribe Euglossini (Dressler 1982).
Echinomastus erectrocentrus flowers were visited by many species of bees, mainly from the Andrenidae, Anthophoridae, Halictidae and Megachilidae (Johnson, 1992).