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Is this an Osmia lignaria. - Osmia lignaria

Is this an Osmia lignaria. - Osmia lignaria
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
March 29, 2007
I think this is an Osmia lignaria as they are usually out very early in these parts but would like it confirmed.

yes it is Osmia lignaria propinqua
note the long flagellomeres

 
Bee ID
Thanks John for the verification.

 
you're welcome
I look forward to seeing more great photos of BC bees

 
Hope to oblige
I really look forward to trying to photograph something each day. You may like to visit our new Nature site. Hope to add a lot more bug stuff, but we have been busy with it. Have a browse. http://www.dereilanatureinn.ca/

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