from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In Latreille's system of classification, a division of Apiariæ; a group of solitary bees, including the carpenter-bees of the genus Xylocopa, and corresponding to a portion of the modern family Apidæ.
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The Andrenoid Osmia (O. andrenoides, LATR.), who looks so curious, with her naked red abdomen, appears to build her nest in the shell of the