Carpenter bee (Xylocopa violacea)

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Carpenter bee fact file

Carpenter bee description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderHymenoptera
FamilyApidae
GenusXylocopa (1)

Information on the carpenter bee is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Carpenter bee status

This species has yet to be assessed by the IUCN.

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Authentication

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
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References

  1. ITIS, the Integrated Taxonomic Information System (March, 2010)
    http://www.itis.gov
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Carpenter bee collecting pollen and nectar  
Carpenter bee collecting pollen and nectar

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