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Carpenter Bee

Observed: 26th June 2011 By: Julian Rye
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Description:

Large, black, fast-flying and resembling a bumble bee

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

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Likely but....

In Spain there are 2 large black Xylocopa species, and without a detailed look at the specimen (this is a female), one can not rule out X. valga

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