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Mining Bee

Observed: 1st April 2012 By: Urban NatureUrban Nature’s reputation in InvertebratesUrban Nature’s reputation in InvertebratesUrban Nature’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

A mining bee but not sure what species.

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A clarkella male?

Faded males like this are always difficult. But flavipes has more definite bands and darker hairs on the face. A clarkella is a strong possibility, and in view of its early emergence would be likely to be faded like this by now.