Sweat and Furrow bees (Halictinae)

Sweat and Furrow bees

  • Name: Halictinae
  • Rank: subfamily
  • Parent ID: 49707
  • Within the insect order Hymenoptera, the Halictinae are the largest, most diverse, and most recently diverged of the four halictid subfamilies. They comprise over 2400 bee species belonging to the five taxonomic tribes Augochlorini, Thrinchostomini, Caenohalictini, Sphecodini, and Halictini, which some entomologists alternatively organize into the two tribes Augochlorini and Halictini.

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

    ID: 134106