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Photo#542597
Megachile mendica

Megachile mendica
Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana, USA
June 25, 2011
To my untrained eyes, there are 15 species of Leaf-cutting and Resin Bees (Megachile) that this could be. Am I even in the right ballpark?

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Megachile mendica?
Could this be a Megachile mendica?

 
As far as I can tell
that's what it is

 
Thanks, John
:)

Megachile
Yes, you are right on the genus. They are sometimes difficult to get to species from an image. Wait for Dr. Ascher to comment.

 
Thanks!
:)

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