Tonopah Desert, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA April 4, 2015 Size: 12mm
This bee is in a Prickly Pear Cactus, Opuntia Engelmannii. This is likely a female Chimney Bee in the Diadasia australis species group. The abdomen seems to have a small puncture hole and she doesn't seem to have much pollen yet.
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Contributed by Bob Biagi on 20 April, 2015 - 7:51am
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