|Leaf-cutter Bees, Resin Bees. Distinguishable by their large head. The scopa is beneath the abdomen rather than on the legs. Some are parasitic on the nests of other megachilids. Some excavate fresh burrows while others utilize pre-existing burrows.|
|Coelioxys sp. GC1||Megachile mystaceana||Megachile sp.|
Insects of Australia (Chapter 42: Hymenoptera)
CSIRO, Division of Entomology
1137pp (2 volumes), Melbourne University Press, 2nd Edition 1999.
Wildlife of Tropical North Queensland
Editors: Michael Ryan and Chris Burwell
Queensland Museum publication, 2000