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Andrena sp. with stylops

Observed: 17th April 2013 By: orchid_borchid_b’s reputation in Invertebratesorchid_b’s reputation in Invertebratesorchid_b’s reputation in Invertebratesorchid_b’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

Unfortunately flew before I could catch it! Would welcome some suggestions in case I find another. The hairy thing it is on is a Magnolia stellata bud (before anyone asks whose head it is perched on).
Note what appears to be a parasite (Stylops?) on the 4th tergite.

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

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Thanks. I've posted the

Thanks. I've posted the Stylops separately.

Jamie from Briantspuddle