family Megachilidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Megachilidae - leaf-cutting and mason beesfamily Megachilidae - 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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Bees of the family Megachilidae are well represented in low altitude areas in southern Brazil and poorly abundant in the northeast (Viana and Alves-dos-Santos, 2002).
The family Sapygidae is limited to the family Megachilidae, the leaf-cutting bees, and wasps for a food source (Borror et al.

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