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Megachilidae? - Heriades - female

Megachilidae? - Heriades - Female
Aromas, San Benito County, California, USA
August 16, 2007
Size: about 8mm
Got only one shot of this little bee on a succulent in our garden. Live oak/chaparral habitat.


yes, this appears to be a Heriades

Thank you
Dr. Ascher & Eric, for the ID.

Might be Heriades for a genus, but please wait for Dr. Ascher's appraisal.

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