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Photo#83454
Plush Bee - Peponapis pruinosa - female

Plush Bee - Peponapis pruinosa - Female
Middlesex, Ontario, Canada
August 26, 2006
Size: 3/4 in.
Very handsome, cuddly-looking bee found nectaring on Great Lobelia.

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Plush Bee - Peponapis pruinosa - female Plush Bee - Peponapis pruinosa - female

Peponapis pruinosa
squash bee female

 
Thanks John
Thanks for the ID

 
Following Joel Kits lead
we put this in Eucerini, but Nearctica and several others have this with Melissodes and Nomada in Anthrophoridae. If we need to move this, just tell us where and we'll fix it.

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