Amegilla

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Amegilla
Blue banded bee 2.jpg
A. cingulata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Superfamily: Apoidea
Family: Apidae
Subfamily: Apinae
Tribe: Anthophorini
Genus: Amegilla
Friese, 1897
Species

see text.

Diversity
c. 250 species

Amegilla is a large genus of bees in the tribe Anthophorini. Several species have blue metallic bands on the abdomen, and are referred to as "Blue banded bees".

Selected species[edit]

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