Megachile

Subgenus Acentron Mitchell, 1 species

Megachilidae: Megachile albitarsis Cresson

County Records: I do not have them from the FSCA. Mitchell lists Miami-Dade, Duval, Palm Beach, Highlands, Alachua, Volusia, Lee, Okeechobee; I have collected them in Baker, Columbia, Wakulla, and also Leon

megalb.gif (17688 bytes)

Locations: Gainesville, Cutler, Miami, Miami-Beach, Flamingo, Fort Myers, Lake Okeechobee, Coral Gables, Titusville, Enterprise

Dates: March-November

Plants: Polylectic

Notes: Widespread in the Southeastern U.S. A mostly neotropical species.

Female

 megalbface.GIF (426705 bytes) megalbface2.GIF (350560 bytes) megalbmandible.GIF (427576 bytes) megalbtop.GIF (387820 bytes) megalbside.GIF (370600 bytes) megalbs6.GIF (353460 bytes)

Male

  megalbmand.GIF (441487 bytes) megalbmandclose.GIF (424078 bytes) megalbvertextop.GIF (390061 bytes) megalbvertexside.GIF (337260 bytes) megalbscutum.GIF (438368 bytes) megalbabdtop.GIF (380458 bytes) megalbsternum.GIF (269949 bytes) megalbtergum6.GIF (264924 bytes) megalbtergum62.GIF (331647 bytes) megalbtergum63.GIF (393783 bytes) megalbtergum64.GIF (390845 bytes) megalbgenitalside.GIF (324871 bytes)

megalbfrtarsi.GIF (416256 bytes) megalbfrtarsi2.GIF (453299 bytes)  megalbmidtarsi.GIF (338300 bytes) megalbhindtarsi.GIF (310443 bytes)