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Bee - Melitoma taurea

Bee - Melitoma taurea
Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
July 22, 2008
Size: ~ 11 mm
Its a bit worn but I'm hoping its distinctive enough for an ID. It has an interesting pattern to the dark and light hairs on the thorax.

Taken between 20 & 24 July 2008 in purple panel trap.

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Melitoma taurea (Say, 1837)

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