from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of solitary bees, of the family Apidæ, having the antennæ in the male as long as the whole body, the thorax thickly pubescent, and the fore wings with only two submarginal cells. There are over 30 European species. One has been recognized in North America, but is probably not indigenous.


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