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Digger bee? - Eucera hamata - female

Digger bee? - Eucera hamata - Female
Buffalo, Dallas County, Missouri, USA
June 3, 2006
This looks similar to the female Synhalonia I uploaded earlier this year - but it is much larger. Nectaring on vetch.

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Digger bee? - Eucera hamata - female Digger bee? - Eucera hamata - female Digger bee? - Eucera hamata - female

Moved
Moved from Eucera.

Moved
Moved from Digger bees.

Eucera (Synhalonia) hamata (Bradley, 1942)
I believe

 
Thanks
for the back checking, John.

Eucerini.
Looks to be a female in the Eucerini. Reminds me most of Melissodes, but I know there are other genera that are very similar, so I defer to Doug Yanega if he can ID this.

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