The one species known from Florida, Anthophora abrupta Say, is in the subgenus Melea Sandhouse.This species forms aggregated nests in hard-packed clay banks. This bee superficially resembles a small bumblebee.
County Records: Lee, Liberty
Dates: Mitchell reports March-September across the entire range.
Notes: This bee might be found elsewhere in Florida or is it as restricted as the distribution above suggests?