Family Anthophoridae flower bees

Densely hairy, bumblebee-like species but compound eyes extending down sides of head to the mandibles (Fig. 161) and hind femur

notched compound eye

Fig. 160 Head of a wasp - family Vespidae.

Fig. 161 Head of a flower bee - family Anthophoridae.

of female not forming a corbiculum (cf. Fig. 162).

EXAMPLE: Anthophora retusa (a flower bee).

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