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Apoidea (bees)

Wikipedia Abstract

The superfamily Apoidea is a major group within the Hymenoptera, which includes two traditionally-recognized lineages, the "sphecoid" wasps, and the bees, who appear to be their descendants.
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Family

Ampulicidae (Cockroach wasps) (198)
Andrenidae (andrenid bees) (2,879)
Apidae (long-tongued bees) (5,674)   (1)   (1)
Colletidae (colletid bees, plasterer bees, and yellow-faced bees) (2,487)
Crabronidae (10)
Halictidae (halictid bees and sweat bees) (4,168)
Heterogynaidae (8)
Megachilidae (leafcutting bees) (4,049)
Melittidae (melittid bees) (187)   (1)
Sphecidae (cicadakillers, mud daubers, sand wasps, and sphecid wasps) (749)
Stenotritidae (21)

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