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leafcutter bee on dung - Megachile petulans - female

leafcutter bee on dung - Megachile petulans - Female
At the Bernheim Arboretum near Louisville, Kentucky, USA
August 29, 2012
Several of these bees were on dung, in the prairie of Bernheim Arboretum.

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leafcutter bee on dung - Megachile petulans - female leafcutter bee on dung - Megachile petulans - female

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Megachile petulans
Thanks so much for the positive ID.

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Megachile female
petulans?

 
Megachile
I checked the images of M. petulans and on somebody's image you note the gray hairs on T6. If the hairs on T6 of my images qualify as gray then I think it is M. petulans..my image is fuzzy so hard to tell for sure. Thanks so much for the help.

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