Anthidiellum strigatum, copyright Dick Belgers.

Belongs within: Megachilidae.
Contains: Anthidium.

The Anthidiini are megachilid bees with a short pterostigma with the distance between its base and vein r little if any longer than the width of the stigma. Females also have a large median tooth or prong on the claws (Michener 1965).

<==Anthidiini [Anthidiinae]CSD10
    |  i. s.: Lithanthidium Cockerell 1911E01
    |           `--*L. pertriste Cockerell 1911E01
    |         ArchianthidiumO01
    |         Parevaspis Ritsema 1874M65
    |           |--*P. basalis Ritsema 1874M65
    |           `--P. abdominalis (Smith 1859) (see below for synonymy)M65
    |         Hypanthidium panamenseGA97
    |         Afranthidium repetitumH18
    |         Protanthidium Cockerell & Cockerell 1901CC01
    |           `--*P. steloides [=Megachile steloides]CC01
    |    |--T. larreae (Cockerell 1897)CSD10
    |    `--T. serratulaeR13
       `--+--Stelis [Stelididae]CSD10
          |    |--S. aterrimaG20 [=Apis aterrimaL02, Megachile (Stelis) aterrimaG20]
          |    |--S. crassicepsR35
          |    |--S. lateralis [=Trachusa lateralis]R35
          |    |--S. linsleyi Timberlake 1941CSD10
          |    |--S. nasutaR35
          |    |--S. permaculata Ckll. 1898 [=S. lateralis var. permaculata]C01
          |    |--S. punctulatissimaPK17
          |    `--S. sexmaculataR35
          `--+--Paranthidium Cockerell & Cockerell 1901CSD10, CC01
             |    |--*P. perpictum (Ckll. 1898)CC01, C00 [=Anthidium perpictumCC01, Dianthidium (*Paranthidium) perpictumCC01]
             |    `--P. jugatorium (Say 1824)CSD10
             `--+--Dianthidium Cockerell 1900CSD10, C00
                |    |--*D. curvatum [=Anthidium curvatum; incl. A. interruptum]C00
                |    |--D. consimileCC01
                |    |--D. ehrhorni (Cockerell 1900) [=Anthidium ehrhorni]C00
                |    |--D. gilense (Ckll. 1897) [=Anthidium gilense]C00
                |    |--D. heterulkeiC72
                |    |--D. minus [=Apis maculata var. minor Rossi 1790; incl. Anthidium strigatum, Dianthidium strigatum]CC01
                |    |--D. notatum [=Anthidium notatum]CC01
                |    |--D. parvum (Cresson 1878) [=Anthidium parvum]C00
                |    |--D. perplexum [=Anthidium perplexum]CC01
                |    |--D. pudicumG05 [=Anthidium pudicumC00]
                |    |    |--D. p. pudicumG05
                |    |    `--D. p. consimile [=Anthidium consimile]G05
                |    |--D. sayiR35
                |    |--D. subparvum Swenk 1914CSD10
                |    `--D. ulkeiR35
                `--Anthidiellum Cockerell 1904CSD10, M65 [=Cerianthidium Friese 1923M65]
                     |  i. s.: A. notatum (Latreille 1809)CSD10
                     |         A. robertsoniR35
                     |--*A. (Anthidiellum) strigatum [=Trachusa strigata, *Cerianthidium strigatum]M65
                     `--A. (Pycnanthidium Krombein 1951)M65
                          |--A. (*P.) solomonis (Krombein 1951) [=*Pycnanthidium solomonis]M65
                          |--A. (P.) absonulumM65
                          |--A. (P.) aspidopodumM65
                          |--A. (P.) biroi (Friese 1909) [=Anthidium biroi]M65
                          |--A. (P.) hesseiM65
                          |--A. (P.) javanicum [incl. A. minutissimum]M65
                          |--A. (P.) lautulumM65
                          |--A. (P.) medionigrumM65
                          |--A. (P.) melanaspis Cockerell 1929M65
                          |--A. (P.) ramakrishnaeM65
                          |--A. (P.) rasoriumM65
                          |--A. (P.) rufipesM65
                          |--A. (P.) smithiiM65
                          |--A. (P.) swaleiM65
                          |--A. (P.) turneri (Friese 1909) [=Anthidium turneri]M65
                          `--A. (P.) zebraM65

Parevaspis abdominalis (Smith 1859) [=Stelis abdominalis; incl. P. polyesia Vachal 1903, Euaspis smithi Friese 1904]M65

*Type species of generic name indicated


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