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Pseudomasaris coquilletti - female

Pseudomasaris coquilletti - Female
Eaton Canyon Natural Area, Los Angeles County, California, USA
April 28, 2007
Taking nectar in Phacelia after loading pollen, also from Phacelia. Both are ingested, kept in a 'crop' to be regurgitated into the cells where she's oviposited. Thus, the offspring will have this mixture to feed on.

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