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Discover Life 25 kinds match:
Coelioxys alternata  [popup] male
Coelioxys banksi  [popup] male
Coelioxys bisoncornua  [popup] male
Coelioxys boharti  [popup] male
Coelioxys coturnix  [popup] male
Coelioxys dolichos  [popup] male
Coelioxys edita  [popup] male
Coelioxys floridana  [popup] male
Coelioxys funeraria  [popup] male
Coelioxys galactiae  [popup] male
Coelioxys germana  [popup] male
Coelioxys hunteri  [popup] male
Coelioxys immaculata  [popup] male
Coelioxys mexicana  [popup] male
Coelioxys mitchelli  [popup] male
Coelioxys modesta  [popup] male
Coelioxys moesta  [popup] male
Coelioxys nodis  [popup] male
Coelioxys octodentata  [popup] male
Coelioxys porterae  [popup] male
Coelioxys rufitarsis  [popup] male
Coelioxys sayi  [popup] male
Coelioxys slossoni  [popup] male
Coelioxys sodalis  [popup] male
Coelioxys texana  [popup] male


REMAINING (number with state)
Abdomen, S4, outline of the single or double rims that comprise the apical edge
 Double-rimmed, upper dark rim evenly convex, lower amber colored rim shallowly notched in center (12)
 Double-rimmed, both rims evenly convex (11)
 Double-rimmed, both rims shallowly notched in center (6)
 Double-rimmed, upper dark rim deeply notched in center, angles on either side of notch are produced into sharp points and are fused to the upper surface of the lower amber colored rim, which is itself evenly convex (3)
 Double-rimmed, upper dark rim deeply notched or incurved, lower amber colored rim evenly convex (2)
 Double-rimmed, upper dark rim evenly convex, lower amber colored rim obscured from view by hair (2)
 Double-rimmed, upper dark rim slightly concave or flattening in center, lower amber colored rim notched with produced acute angles on either side of notch (2)
 Double-rimmed, upper dark rim slightly incurved or flattening in center, lower amber colored rim notched with produced acute angles on either side of notch (2)
 Single-rimmed, evenly convex with an thin, amber colored margin (2)
Abdomen, T2 and T3, transverse grooves
 Continuous across both segments (17)
 Present but widely medially interrupted on both segments (11)
 Continuous across 2nd segment, although some may appear to be minutely medially interrupted, present on the 3rd segement but absent from a wide section medially (4)
Abdomen, T2, presence or absence of a pit-like groove or depression found 1/2 way between center and sides
 Absent (19)
 Present, deep, elongate, and NARROW as a grain of RICE, quite obvious, may be pitted internally (6)
 Present, very SHALLOW and pitted internally, OVAL shaped (4)
 Present, DEEP but SMALL and INCONSPICUOUS, no larger than 2 to 4 tergal pits joined together, shaped as a small jelly bean (2)
 Present,elongate, narrowed to mere SLITS (1)
C. alternata vs. C. hunteri
 C. alternata - Thorax, pronotal ridge, produced but does not rise in height above the surrounding hairs - Head, hypostomal cavity, turn the specimen over and look at either side of the interior walls of the hypostomal cavity, the angle forming the outline of the corner formed by the two interior edges is roughly 90 degrees, perhaps slightly less, do not be distracted by the fact that the tip of the corner can be slightly projecting and the border of both edges can be slightly concave - Scutellum, boundary between dorsal and the narrow posterior face, medial fourth usually with a SLIGHTLY raised carina or ridge projecting upwards from the dorsal face - Head, medial ocellus, surrounded by a VERY SLIGHTLY raised area which is variably penetrated by pitting, most often broken by a line of pits about 2 wide extending from the ocellus through the anterior edge (1)
 C. hunteri - Thorax, pronotal ridge, produced such that it clearly extends above the surrounding hairs - Head, hypostomal cavity, turn the specimen over and look at either side of the interior walls of the hypostomal cavity, the angle forming the outline of the corner formed by the two interior edges is CLEARLY and distinctly less than 90 degrees, the tip of the corner will also be projecting, but this in itself is not a definitive trait and the border of both edges can be slightly to strongly concave - Scutellum, boundary between dorsal and the narrow posterior face, medial fourth flat without any raised or projecting ridges or boundaries - Head, medial ocellus, surrounded by a CLEARLY raised area dulled by minute beading and somewhat reminiscent of an car innertube in shape, almost never invaded by pits except by a penetrating line of single pits from the ocellus through the anterior edge and possibly another vaguer one to the rear (1)
C. boharti vs C. octodentata, T6, of the four teeth or points present, the shape of the rear two
 C. boharti - Flattened and broad, like fox ears (1)
 C. octodentata - Parallel sided, slender and blunt tipped, like the prongs of a dinner fork (1)
C. galactiae vs all, color of hair on face
 All others - White or a light golden yellow (23)
 C. galactiae - Golden orange, distinctly more orange than the color of the abdominal hair bands (1)
C. hunteri vs C. immaculata, pronotal lobe
 C. hunteri - Produced into an obvious thin, translucent, honey colored ridge (1)
 C. immaculata - Produced into a simple, dark colored low ridge that is neither especially thin nor translucent (1)
C. modesta vs all other species
 Others - Not having this set of characteristics (24)
 C. modesta - T3 has a set of 2 enlarged and deepened pits that are about 3-4 times the size of the surrounding pits, these pits are located about halfway between the sides and the centerline - These pits can be a bit difficult to detect due to the general busyness of the pitting of the segment - It is not clear whether these are absolutely distinctive for this species, but we know of no other species having them at this time - These pits along with the shallow emarginations on both the solid colored and thin amber rims of S4 should be distinctive for this species (1)
C. moesta, C. octodentata and C. sayi, C. porterae
 C. octodentata and C. sayi - T4 and T5 WITHOUT a medial longitudinal unpitted line - The lateral fovea on T2 are longitudinally narrow, only a pit wide and taking up less than one third of the longitudinal distance between the apical hair band and the latitudinal trough that lines the base of the segment, interior pits usually present but can be hard to see - In direct comparison, the notch in the tip of the amber rim of S4 is easy to miss and is smaller and shallower, about or less than the diameter of a S4 pit, far larger than the pits on S4, the abdominal pits are larger in comparison to the pits on the scutum than C. moesta (2)
 C. moesta - T4 and T5 WITHOUT a medial longitudinal unpitted line - The lateral fovea on T2 are longitudinally narrow, only a pit or at most 2 wide, and taking up less than one third of the longitudinal distance between the apical hair band and the latitudinal trough that lines the base of the segment, interior pits absent - In direct comparison. the notch in the tip of the amber rim of S4 is easy to miss and is smaller and shallower, about or less than the diameter of a S4 pit, the abdominal pits are smaller in comparison to the pits on the scutum than both the other species (1)
 C. porterae - T4 and T5 a narrow but clear UNPITTED MEDIAL LONGITUDINAL LINE - The lateral fovea on T2 are longitudinally WIDE , about 3 pits wide, and taking up about half to a little less of the longitudinal distance between the apical hair band and the latitudinal trough that lines the base of the segment, interior pits very obvious - In direct comparison, the notch in the tip of the amber rim of S4 is wider and deeper and quite prominent, the abdominal pits are larger in comparison to the pits on the scutum than C. moesta (1)
C. octodentata vs C. sayi - T3 - This can be a difficult pair to separate, see the explain for more details
 C. octodentata - With a continuous and deep groove maintaining the same depth all the way across (1)
 C. sayi - With a groove that shallows toward the center, disappearing in the very center (1)
C. sodalis vs C. moesta, cheek, hairs in the center of the shallow depression below the inner eye and above the hypostomal carina
 C. moesta - Devoid of hair, shiny (1)
 C. sodalis - Covered in short, fine hairs, not shiny (1)
Head, cheek, presence or absence of a shallow depression located just below the eye and above the hypostomal carina, and associated hairs
 Present with a brush, or line of short hairs set just inside upper edge of depression (13)
 Present and filled with short, fur like hair (8)
 Present but bare, lacking hair (8)
 Present, upper inner portion filled with long hairs as just below the eye or on the mandible (4)
 Absent, area evenly flattened, not depressed, hypostomal carina weak (2)
Head, sculpting of region between ocelli and vertex margin
 Densely but distinctly pitted, interspaces generally smaller than pits (19)
 Moderately pitted with interspaces as large as pits (13)
 Densely and coarsely pitted, individual pits mostly indistinct (8)
 Sparsely pitted with interspaces the size of multiple pits (1)
Legs, color
 Orange/red (17)
 Brown/Black (14)
State or province where bee was collected
 GA (21)
 NC (20)
 SC (20)
 VA (19)
 FL (18)
 IL (17)
 IN (17)
 KY (17)
 MS (17)
 AL (16)
 DC (16)
 MD (16)
 NJ (16)
 NY (16)
 OH (16)
 PA (16)
 TN (16)
 WV (16)
 DE (15)
 WI (14)
 CT (12)
 MA (12)
 RI (12)
 MI (11)
 Ontario (11)
 Quebec (11)
 ME (10)
 VT (10)
 NH (9)
 Nova Scotia (6)
 New Brunswick (5)
 Prince Edward Island (4)
 Newfoundland and Labrador (2)
Subgenus
 Boreocoelioxys (12)
 Xerocoelioxys (5)
 Coelioxys (3)
 Synocoelioxys (3)
 Cyrtocoelioxys (2)
 Acrocoelioxys (1)
 Allocoelioxys (1)
 Glyptocoelioxys (1)
 Haplocoelioxys (1)
 Neocoelioxys (1)
Thorax, axillae, length - Caution, simply eye-balling it can be misleading
 Not extending past the rim of scutellum (20)
 Extending past the rim of scutellum (11)
 Reduced such that axilla are not sharply pointed and do not pull away from scutellum (1)
Thorax, metanotum, presence and pattern of bright white, short, appressed, matted hairs
 Absent (13)
 Present only or dominantly in the center of section (13)
 Present evenly across half or more of the section (2)
Thorax, scutellum, presence and pattern of bright white, short, appressed, matted hairs on the narrow, rear, vertical surface
 Present (16)
 Absent (13)
Thorax, scutellum, rim shape and pattern of pits on surface
 More or less evenly rounded out, COARSELY pitted, lacking a longitudinal median ridge (22)
 Distinct median SPINE present, COARSELY pitted (1)
 Evenly rounded out, WITH a longitudinal median ridge, COARSELY pitted (1)
 Pulled out and angled in center, largely UNPITTED (1)