Tracking Pollinators: Bees of Chicago Wilderness

Small
Western Honey Bee 1
Apis mellifera
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Eastern Carpenter Bee 2
Xylocopa virginica
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Bumble Bees 4
Bombus
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Two-spotted Bumble Bee 5
Bombus bimaculatus
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Agile Long-horned Bee 6
Melissodes agilis
Small
Two-spotted Longhorn Bee 3
Melissodes bimaculata
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Alfalfa Leafcutter Bee 7
Megachile rotundata
Small
Sculptured Resin Bee 8
Megachile sculpturalis
Small
American Bumble Bee 9
Bombus pensylvanicus
Small
Pruinose Squash Bee 11
Peponapis pruinosa
Small
European Wool Carder Bee 12
Anthidium manicatum
Small
Pure Green Sweat Bee 13
Augochlora pura
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Green Metallic Sweat Bee 14
Augochloropsis metallica
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Bicolored Striped Sweat Bee 15
Agapostemon virescens
Small
Common Eastern Bumble Bee 16
Bombus impatiens
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Brown-belted Bumble Bee 17
Bombus griseocollis
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Blue Orchard Bee 18
Osmia lignaria
Small
Hornfaced Bee 19
Osmia cornifrons
Small
Patchwork Leafcutter Bee 21
Megachile centuncularis
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Oblong Woolcarder Bee 22
Anthidium oblongatum
Orange-legged Furrow Bee
Halictus rubicundus
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Wilke's Mining Bee 23
Andrena wilkella
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Half-black Bumble Bee 24
Bombus vagans
Small
Golden Sweat Bee 14
Augochlorella aurata
Small
Abrupt Digger Bee 25
Anthophora abrupta
Small
Red-belted Bumble Bee 27
Bombus rufocinctus
Small
Ligated Furrow Bee 28
Halictus ligatus
Small
Silky Striped Sweat Bee 29
Agapostemon sericeus
Small
Eastern Spine-shouldered Cellophane Bee 6
Colletes simulans armatus
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Allegheny Mining Bee 30
Andrena alleghaniensis
Small
Pugnacious Leafcutter Bee 31
Megachile pugnata
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Eight-spotted Miner Bee 14
Perdita octomaculata
Neighborly Mining Bee
Andrena vicina
Small
Nason's Mining Bee 23
Andrena nasonii
Miserable Mining Bee
Andrena miserabilis
Milwaukee Mining Bee
Andrena milwaukeensis
Small
Hairy-banded Mining Bee 29
Andrena hirticincta
Small
Sunflower Mining Bee 10
Andrena helianthi
Small
Frigid Mining Bee 17
Andrena frigida
Small
Spring Beauty Mining Bee 34
Andrena erigeniae
Small
Dunning's Mining Bee 35
Andrena dunningi
Carlin's Mining Bee
Andrena carlini
Slender-faced Masked Bee
Hylaeus leptocephalus
Small
Brown-winged Striped Sweat Bee 8
Agapostemon splendens
Small
Cyclops Cuckoo Sweat Bee 38
Sphecodes heraclei
Small
Viereck's Sweat Bee 6
Lasioglossum vierecki
Small
Hairy Sweat Bee 23
Lasioglossum pilosum
Small
Parallel-striped Sweat Bee 38
Halictus parallelus
Small
Confusing Furrow Bee 10
Halictus confusus
Small
Distinct Mason Bee 30
Osmia distincta
Small
Bufflehead Mason Bee 7
Osmia bucephala
Small
Silver-tailed Petalcutter Bee 7
Megachile montivaga
Small
Broad-handed Leaf-cutter Bee 39
Megachile latimanus
Small
Common Long-horned Bee 9
Melissodes communis
Small
Northern Rotund-resin Bee 40
Anthidiellum notatum
Small
Norton's Alkali Bee 41
Nomia nortoni
Small
Sunflower Sweat Bee 6
Dieunomia heteropoda
Small
Nude Mining Bee 30
Andrena nuda
Small
Bequaert's Fairy Bee 30
Perdita bequaerti
Small
Sumac Cellophane-cuckoo Bee 30
Epeolus lectoides
Small
Lunate Longhorn-Cuckoo 48
Triepeolus lunatus

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