Megachile leaf-cutter bee (Megachile centuncularis)

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Megachile leaf-cutter bee fact file

Megachile leaf-cutter bee description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderHymenoptera
FamilyMegachilidae
GenusMegachile (1)

Information on the megachile leaf-cutter bee is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Megachile leaf-cutter bee status

This species has yet to be classified 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: arkive@wildscreen.org.uk
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References

  1. ITIS (July, 2009)
    http://www.itis.gov
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Megachile leaf-cutter bee transporting leaf in flight  
Megachile leaf-cutter bee transporting leaf in flight

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