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Strange looking carpenter bee? - Megachile sculpturalis

Strange looking carpenter bee? - Megachile sculpturalis
Urbana, Champaign County, Illinois, USA
August 17, 2013
There were a couple similar looking individuals nearby. Looked similar to X. virginica, but a skinny abdomen and thorax. Never seen one that looked like this.

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Strange looking carpenter bee? - Megachile sculpturalis Strange looking carpenter bee? - Megachile sculpturalis Strange looking carpenter bee? - Megachile sculpturalis

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looks like...

maybe Giant Resin Bee?

 
Looks like it.
Cool.

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