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stocky bee with long antenna - Anthidium manicatum

stocky bee with long antenna - Anthidium manicatum
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
July 27, 2015

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Male!
This is a widespread bee, with some slight color variations. Your bee looks like a male European Wool-carder Bee, Anthidium manicatum. Here is one from Washington:


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Thank you, Bob. I thought it
Thank you, Bob. I thought it was a Wool-carder and it was in an area where there were loads of them. It just looked so much larger than the standard fare.

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