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,
Male



Svastra probably S. atripes
Male



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



Anthophorula

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 BugGuide.net for their identifications.


Apinae in BugGuide

Images copyrighted by author, 2008