(Osirini)

  • Name: Osirini
  • Rank: tribe
  • Parent ID: 199939
  • The Osirini are a tribe of cleptoparasitic apid bees, all but one genus exclusively from the Neotropics, and laying their eggs in the nests of bees in the apid tribe Tapinotaspidini; the one exceptional genus is Epeoloides, which has one North American species and one European species, both of which attack the melittid genus Macropis.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osirini

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