Anthidium Bee?

Anthidium Bee?

Observation - Anthidium Bee?. Description: While I was stalking the large violet coloured bees in our friends' garden, this interesting orange-and-black job turned up to get in on the act. My best guess would be something in the Anthidium range based on the abdomen pattern and my vast experienc

While I was stalking the large violet coloured bees in our friends' garden, this interesting orange-and-black job turned up to get in on the act.

My best guess would be something in the Anthidium range based on the abdomen pattern and my vast experience of one other from last year. ;-)