Bees of Goodwell and Texhoma,
Texas County, Oklahoma
Kurt Schaefer

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Family Apidae

Subfamily Apinae - Honey, Bumble, and Digger Bees

Bombus pensylvanicus
American Bumble Bee - Male and Female

Bombus fraternus,
Southern Plains Bumble Bee

Apis mellifera
Honey Bee, Worker

Tribe Emphorini

Diadasia diminuta - Male

Diadasia (Dasiapis) ochracea - Female

Diadasia enavata - Female

Diadasia (Coquillettapis) enavata - Male

Diadasia australis species group

Tribe Eucerini - Long-horned bees

Tribe Eucerini - Male

Melissodes - Female

Melissodes (Eumelissodes) - Male

Melissodes (Eumelissodes) - Female

Melissodes (Eumelissodes) - Male

Melissodes (Eumelissodes) - Female

Melissodes - Male

Melissodes communis communis - Female

Tribe Eucerini - Male

Xenoglossa strenua - Male and Female
Large Squash Bee

Peponapis - Squash Bees

Svastra obliqua - Female

probably Svastra obliqua,

Svastra atripes


Svastra atripes

Svastra - Male

Eucera (Synhalonia) - Male

Tetraloniella - Female

Tribe Eucerini, Tetraloniella or Melissodes - Male

Tetraloniella, probably eriocorpi - Female

Tribe Anthophorini - Anthophorine Bees

Anthophora - Female

Anthophora - Male

Anthophora walshi
Walsh's Anthophora-Female

Anthophora fedorica - Male

Anthophora fedorica - Female

Anthophora californica - Female

Anthophora californica - Male


Tribe Centridini

Centris (Paracentris) caesalpiniae - Female

Centris (Paracentris) possibly lanosa - Female

Subfamily Xylocopinae - Carpenter Bees

Ceratina - Male

Ceratina - Female

Ceratina (Zadontomerus) - Female

Subfamily Nomadinae - Cuckoo Bees

This project could not have been completed without the aid of the Hymenoptera experts; Drs. John S. Ascher, Richard Vernier, Matthias Buck, and Mr. Eric R. Eaton, of for their identifications.

Apinae in BugGuide

Images copyrighted by author, 2008