Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Information about the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


TaxonomyBrowseInfoImagesLinksBooksData
Photo#1451131
Epeolus - Epeolus howardi - female

Epeolus - Epeolus howardi - Female
~6 miles east of Vivian, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA
October 4, 2017
per John Ascher: Female. Robust axillae consistent with E. scutellaris, but the extent of red in this LA bee is remarkable

Images of this individual: tag all
Epeolus - Epeolus howardi - female Epeolus - Epeolus howardi - female

Moved
Moved from Epeolus.

Epeolus howardi
The T1-T3 apical fasciae are broadly interrupted medially in this species. The holotype also exhibits red coloration laterally on the mesoscutum. This is a great find!

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.