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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In Latreille's system of classification, a group of Apiariæ or bees, having the under side of the abdomen of the female hairy, as in the genera Megachile, Anthidium, etc. The mason-bees and leaf-cutter bees belong to this group. Also written Dasygastreæ, Dasygastriæ.


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