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Solitary Bee


Andrenid Bee


H. Go was right on this one


Big Carptenter bee = Xylocopa virginica!


Bumble bees


Yes, but...


Request for photos of early spring (late winter) bees


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Where Are The Bodies?


sweat bees


spider sexing


Female - Sweat Bee


I particularly like native bees, too. And wasps.


A couple places for native bees:


Thanks, Rich. I really couldn't figure out that plant.


Oh yes...


An interesting bunch...and under seige on several fronts.


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native bee homes


Small carpenter bees


Bees


Re: This is "some sort of bee".


Honey Bees were very scarce h


Mason wasps.


Cerceris


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two separate bees


Myth


Insects esp. tiny bees and wasps from sand dunes


squash bees


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Thanks, John!


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Black Wasps seen in Tacoma Wa


Small Bee ID


Not Agapostemon


Thanks Matt


Calliopsis


Wool Carder Bee nest


Good to see another plant gee


Small Carpenter Bee


Small Carpenter Bee (Ceratina sp.)


other bees:


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small Carpenter Bee


Under bark


That crossed my mind too...


"sweat bee"


Not an expert


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Hmmmm


A different take on honey bee aggression


Thrips!


Bee or fly...


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Nymph or no?


Sphecodes sp. (Cuckoo-Bee)


Mud Cell


Small sweat bees (males)


Parasitic Leaf-cutting Bee - Coelioxys


I agree and will apply for a new Bug Guide page.


Parasite?


Your comment that a small whitish thing


An extensivel yellow Bee - Wolf (Philanthus sp.)...


Small black bee - Lasioglossum


Nomada sp. (Apidae)


Bumble bee.


ID


Resin bee.


When you say somewhat small,


Cuckoo bee - most probably Pasites sp. (Apidae, Anthophorinae)


Zadontomerus (Small Carpenter Bees)


I don't think I track arthrop


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Lasioglossum


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correct, a female


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Sighting date is missing


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phyllody?


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M. angelarum


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Female - Sapygid Wasp


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Thank you for posting great photos


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Interesting info regarding swarming in Apis mellifera


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Beetle season


FZ-1000


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The website...


Odd -


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The mystery monster has a bi


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Yes, this is P. furcillata


I am pretty confident on this ID


Thanks!


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Photos of very small bees from this area


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White Peacock caterpillar


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Host Plants:


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Thanks, Bill, for your kind words.


Beginings of a comb


Mason Bee


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Oops! Nomada sp, male (Cuckoo Bee)


Metallic Green Bee


Be that as it may, when I saw


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Phacelia & Hydrophyllaceae


Nomada sp


Assasins in SC


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Small carpenter bees . . .


Looks similar to something in


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It would like you to think it was!


Hi Chris, No this is a Small-


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Meadow


They are all this small!


Water


Most likely Metallic Green Bee


Thanks so much for the starti


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Cropping, please


this is an acalyptrate fly; sorry i'm unable to be more specific


Swarming maybe?


Thank you, Beatriz....


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Not long


fantastic wasp -- thanks guys, i felt clueless


Finding new ones...


Nice series, Tim


Fascinating, that would explain a bunch.


Well...


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They do make a pretty picture.


ground dwelli9ng bees


Possibility


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Nice find. A syrphid, Chrysotoxum I'd say.


White faces?


Bee house


Interesting, re: both species and ID


Thanks for the tip.


Ceratina


yes, it shows the large ovipo


I guess I am an offender . . .


Small carpenter bees?


Bee?


Small carpenter bees


Thanks and


Life Is Many Things, Including Sometimes Dangerous


no, bees don't get this small


Phymatids or reduviids?


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two bees?


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It's a hover fly


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Mint?


Colors remind me of a paper wasp found there.


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Thanks Martin, Jeff, and Andy,


It looks like it


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female vs. male


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Spicebush.


well,


Thanks Eric


Other Issues


Chambers/larva


ID


Pseudomasaris marginalis -


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Seladonia?


Nests...


black Hoverfly .


Thank you


A Ceratina (small Carpenter Bee)


Males.


Small Carpenter Bee (Ceratina sp.)


"Next summer is Ecuador"


Mt. Washington has a special bee too


Hi! I'm just doing an educat


Well dressed-up bee


Washington Co., Pennsylvania too


Very nice series


Thanks for the ID, and detailed info!


Hi Tim,


Great, that's what I thought.


Skippers, Tiger Swallowtails, and a Monarch or two


Flower Fly


Thanks for the ID and info.


Thanks, John


Argentine ants...


Interesting critter


I should have said "A Swarm of Wasps and Bees", I guess


Pasites is only found in the Old World


Both insects are bees...


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Carpenter Bee?


pupal stage now


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bees


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No problem! This time...


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Ceratina sp. (Small Carpenter bee)


Spider Bites


They are actually mites


Sorry Eric, you are absolutel


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Calliopsis


Laphria


How to tell


Conopid fly (family Conopidae) - Genus Myopa


Yeah, but...


Carpenter Bee--Xylocopa micans?


Sweat bee