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Hymenoptera (Apidae (Megachile sp.))

Observed: 8th July 2008 By: MickETalbotMickETalbot’s reputation in InvertebratesMickETalbot’s reputation in InvertebratesMickETalbot’s reputation in InvertebratesMickETalbot’s reputation in InvertebratesMickETalbot’s reputation in Invertebrates
Hymenoptera (Apidae (Megachile sp.))
Hymenoptera Apidae Megachile sp.
Hymenoptera Apidae Megachile sp. 3
Description:
Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Leaf Cutter Bee (Megachile sp.)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
    ID agreements (): 3 People
    • Matt Smith
      Amateur Entomologists' SocietyBees, Wasps and Ants Recording SocietyDipterists ForumPeople's Trust for Endangered SpeciesTachinid Recording Scheme
      Invertebrates expert
    • chrisbrooks
      Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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    • eucera
      Bees, Wasps and Ants Recording Society
      Invertebrates expert
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Megachile

Clearly a female, and judging by the pale scopa (at the front) this could well be M. ligniseca (one of our larger species)

Stuart
Chairman BWARS
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