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Melissodes possibly  - Melissodes - male

Melissodes possibly - Melissodes - Male
Moapa, Warm Springs Natural Area, Clark County, Nevada, USA
September 12, 2008
Size: ca 7 mm
Note the long antennae. I just found Melissodes which have long antennae.

If not Melissodes, since I also photographed female Diadasia enavata going in and out of their ground nests at the same time, and since this species is said to occur 'almost exclusively on sunflowers' (Eaton and Kaufman, Field Guide to NA Insects), would these be male D. enavata?

Moved
Moved from Long-horned Bees.

true and genuine bees; hope Dr Ascher moves them further
Moved from ID Request.

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