~2400 ft, Figueroa Mountain Road, Santa Barbara County, California, USA September 25, 2006
Female bee (Anthophora sp.?), with distinctly brown, rather than black, flagellomeres, taking nectar in a Trichostema lanceolatum (Turpentine plant). There's probably not enough visual information for an ID; just thought they were cute. Actually, I was on the lookout for a bee fly associated with this plant, but was not successful.
Contributed by Hartmut Wisch on 1 October, 2006 - 8:47pm Last updated 14 November, 2010 - 5:59pm
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