family Apidae


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Noun1.family Apidae - honeybeesfamily Apidae - honeybees; carpenter bees; bumblebees
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Apis, genus Apis - type genus of the Apidae: honeybees
genus Xylocopa, Xylocopa - carpenter bees
Bombus, genus Bombus - bumblebees
genus Psithyrus, Psithyrus - a large bee that resembles the bumblebee but lacks pollen-collecting apparatus and a worker caste
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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.
(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).
[18] observed insect pollinators from the order Hymenoptera, family Apidae, subfamily Apinae, consisting of the species Apis cerana, Apis dorsata, and Trigona sp., from the subfamily Xylocopinae, the species Xylocopa caerulea, X.