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Male bee 020511 1

Observed: 2nd May 2011 By: M4251486M4251486’s reputation in InvertebratesM4251486’s reputation in InvertebratesM4251486’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

An exceptionally large male bee with prominant white hairs on head and thorax and adpressed white hairs on abdomen. Three sub-marginal cells.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

eucera's picture

hattorfiana

This is definitely not A. hattorfiana, which is a species of late June to mid-July. Male hattorfiana has a white clypeus (lower face). At this size, these pics are probably tired and faded A. nitida or some such

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