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Discover Life 13 kinds match:
Conanthalictus bakeri  [popup]
Conanthalictus caerulescens  [popup]
Conanthalictus
Conanthalictus cockerelli  [popup]
Conanthalictus
Conanthalictus conanthi  [popup]
Halictus
Conanthalictus cotullensis  [popup]
Conanthalictus deserticola  [popup]
Conanthalictus
Conanthalictus macrops  [popup]
Conanthalictus mentzeliae  [popup]
Conanthalictus
Conanthalictus minor  [popup]
Conanthalictus
Conanthalictus namatophilus  [popup]
Conanthalictus
Conanthalictus nigricans  [popup]
Conanthalictus
Conanthalictus seminiger  [popup]
Conanthalictus wilmattae  [popup]


REMAINING (number with state)
Abdomen, overall integumental color NOT counting the apical rim
 2. Brown to reddened (6)
 3. With METALLIC blue or green tints, sometimes only weakly (4)
 1. Black or very dark brown, absolutely no hints of reddening (3)
Body length in mm, when measured from tip of abdomen to front of head
 6 (12)
 5 (9)
 7 (9)
 4 (5)
 8 (4)
C. bakeri vs C. caerulescens vs C. wilmattae - These are very similar species in the female, it is best to use male-female associations and reference material if possible
 C. bakeri - When view from above, the scutum gives off distinctly greenish metallic reflections - The scutellum and scutum are more granular, relatively less shiny than in the other species (1)
 C. caerulescens - When viewed from above, the scutum gives off black reflections - The scutellum and scutum are relatively less granular, usually quite shiny as a result (1)
 C. wilmattae - When viewed from above, the scutum gives off greenish-blue metallic reflections - The scutellum and scutum are relatively less granular, usually quite shiny as a result (1)
C. cockerelli vs C. deserticola vs C. macrops vs C. namatophilus
 C. cockerelli - The distance between the bottoms of the compound eyes is about equal to the distance from the clypeal rim to the top of the head - The anterior face of T1 is rather dull reddish-orange, sometimes slightly darkened here, and the abdomen is overall darker than in C. namatophilus - The scutum is dark medially, the anterior and posterior edges having distinct metallic blue-green hints, and often these tints are so extensive the majority of the scutum has these metallic tints (1)
 C. deserticola - The distance from the top of the head is clearly greater than that between the bottoms of the compound eyes - The anterior face of T1 is slightly dull reddish-orange, not as light as in C. namatophilus - The scutum is entirely black except sometimes bluish along the anterior edge just above where it meets the pronotum (1)
 C. macrops - The distance from the top of the head is slightly greater than that between the bottoms of the compound eyes - The anterior face of T1 is dark brown to black, the rest of the abdomen also having this type of scattered darkening commonly - The scutum is a dark metallic blue-green color throughout (1)
 C. namatophilus - The distance from the top of the head is clearly greater than that between the bottoms of the compound eyes - The anterior face of T1 is bright reddish-orange, usually very light like the rest of the abdomen - The scutum is dark medially, the anterior and posterior edges having distinct metallic blue-green hints that are more limited than in C. cockerelli (1)
C. conanthi vs C. cotullensis - Both of these may be separated from the rest by their very long faces - These are almost certainly the same species
 C. conanthi - According to Cockerell and Crawford, 1907, this species is larger, with a lighter tibia, lighter stigma and wing veins, as well as a darker and less green color - As all distinguishing characteristics are those which vary considerably within and between populations of the same species, it at this time seems safe to call both forms C. conanthi (1)
 C. cotullensis - According to Cockerell and Crawford, 1907, this species is smaller, with a darker tibia, darker stigma and wing veins, as well as a greener color - As all distinguishing characteristics are those which vary considerably within and between populations of the same species, it at this time seems safe to call both forms C. conanthi (1)
C. deserticola vs C. minor - The females of this species are very similar, reference material and associations with males should be used if possible
 C. deserticola - The mandibles are usually much darker at the base, half of their length taken up by brown color, although in one specimen it appears slightly lighter here - The propodeum is a slightly darker shade of metallic blue, closer to black - Under light at the right angle, you can see a myriad of colors in the forewing and the tip past a band of yellow and red is largely green with very limited indigo hints if any, instead almost all green - Usually slightly larger in direct comparison, averaging a bit over 5mm in total body length (1)
 C. minor - The mandibles are usually much lighter at the base, a very strong yellowish color, except sometimes for a slight darkening at the very base - The propodeum is a slightly lighter shade of metallic blue, closer to a very dark gray - Under light at the right angle, you can see a myriad of colors in the forewing and the tip past a band of yellow and red has strong indigo to blue markings although green is also present - Usually slightly smaller in direct comparison, averaging 4-5mm in total body length (1)
C. mentzeliae vs other species
 Other species - Not as above, if the compound eyes are convergent above then it is only slightly so and usually as a result of the form of the top of the compound eye rather than an angling present along its entirety (12)
 C. mentzeliae - The compound eyes are very strongly convergent above, far more strongly than in any other species - The head is very wide, appearing much moreso at the bottom than the top due to the angling of the compound eyes (1)
Head, overall shape - This is measured in a head-on view, the length being from the clypeal rim to the vertex and the width being the widest point between the compound eyes near their middle
 3. Very wide - The width is about equal to the wide or sometimes slightly wider, giving the head a much wider appearance (8)
 2. Normal - The measured length is slightly more than the width (6)
 1. Very long - The head is clearly, very significantly longer than wide, nearly twice so (2)
State or province where bee was collected
 AZ (11)
 CA (11)
 Baja California Norte (8)
 NV (6)
 Sonora (4)
 Chihuahua (3)
 NM (3)
 TX (2)
 Coahuila (1)
 Nuevo Leon (1)
 UT (1)
Thorax, scutellum, integumental luster
 1. Granulated - There are distinct lines on the surface throughout, these usually inhibiting reflecivity although some might be slightly shiny (8)
 2. Shiny - With at least some areas lacking distinct, microscopic lines that take away from the luster of the surface, leaving it highly reflective (6)