Native Bees — Batavia Coast and Midwest WAAustrothurgus  Euhesma Exoneura Hylaeus (Macrohylaeus) alcyoneus Hylaeus mysterium puella Hylaeus sanguinipictus Leioproctus Megachile aurifrons Megachile semiluctuosa Megachile (Thaumatosoma) duboulaii Meroglossa rubricata Thyreus waroonensis Trichocolletes

The genus Euhesma within the bee family Colletidae are found in Australia. At the time of writing (4 April 2023), there were over 90 species described. This group lacks strong unifying features and may be further split in the future.1

Euryglossinae (Euhesma), Geraldton, Midwest WA © Gary Taylor
Euryglossinae (Euhesma), Geraldton, Midwest WA © Gary Taylor
Euryglossa (subgenus Euhesma), Midwest WA © Gary Taylor
Euryglossa (subgenus Euhesma), Midwest WA © Gary Taylor
Euryglossa (subgenus Euhesma), Midwest WA © Gary Taylor
Euryglossa (subgenus Euhesma), Midwest WA © Gary Taylor
Euryglossa (subgenus Euhesma), Midwest WA © Gary Taylor
Euryglossa (subgenus Euhesma), Midwest WA © Gary Taylor
Euryglossa (subgenus Euhesma), Midwest WA © Gary Taylor
Euryglossa (subgenus Euhesma), Midwest WA © Gary Taylor

  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Subphylum: Hexapoda
  • Class: Insecta
  • Informal: Pterygotes
  • Order: Hymenoptera
  • Superfamily: Apoidea
  • Informal: Apiformes
  • Family: Colletidae
  • Subfamily: Euryglossinae
  • Genus: Euhesma

Footnote & References

  1. Photographs Euhesma, Midwest WA © Gary Taylor
  2. Euhesma, Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Euhesma
  3. Subgenus Euhesma, iNaturalist, https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/574890-Euhesma
  4. Euhesma Michener, 1965, Atlas of Living Australia, https://bie.ala.org.au/species/https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/taxa/dfc91b7e-a86b-4905-aa5e-3bc72349506a

Native Bees — Batavia Coast and Midwest WAAustrothurgus  Euhesma Exoneura Hylaeus (Macrohylaeus) alcyoneus Hylaeus mysterium puella Hylaeus sanguinipictus Leioproctus Megachile aurifrons Megachile semiluctuosa Megachile (Thaumatosoma) duboulaii Meroglossa rubricata Thyreus waroonensis Trichocolletes

Insects — Batavia Coast and Midwest WANative Bees Wasps

The Batavia Coast and Midwest WAFauna

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