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Photo#126755
Cuckoo Bee - Triepeolus lunatus

Cuckoo Bee - Triepeolus lunatus
Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
July 12, 2007
Size: ~6-7mm

Identified to species by
local bee expert, Michael Veit.

Thanks Richard and Adalbert

Epeolus or Triepeolus sp.
cuckoo bee.

One more dressed-up bee
A member of the Epeolini tribe, most likely Triepeolus. Unlike Anthidiellum, this one is a cuckoo-bee.

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