Xylocopa tenuiscapa (Slender-scaped Carpenter Bee)
(c) Gerard Chartier, some rights reserved (CC BY)
Slender-scaped Carpenter Bee
Taxonomy*Animalia (Animals) [kingdom]Arthropoda (Arthropods) [phylum]Hexapoda (Hexapods) [subphylum]Insecta (Insects) [class]Pterygota (Winged and Once-winged Insects) [subclass]Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps, and Sawflies) [order]Apocrita (Narrow-waisted Wasps, Ants, and Bees) [suborder]Aculeata (Ants, Bees, and Stinging Wasps) [infraorder]Apoidea (Bees and Apoid Wasps) [superfamily]Anthophila (Bees) [epifamily]Apidae (Honey Bees, Bumble Bees, and Allies) [family]Xylocopinae (Carpenter Bees) [subfamily]Xylocopini (in Carpenter Bees) [tribe]Xylocopa (Large Carpenter Bees) [genus]Platynopoda (in Large Carpenter Bees) [subgenus]
* Taxonomy follows that in iNaturalist.