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Tiny Bee - Megachile - female

Tiny Bee - Megachile - Female
Norfolk, Virginia, USA
September 15, 2007
Size: ~10mm
Looks like one of the 'Mining Bees'. Very active.




Probably M. campanulae
based on inconspicuous fascia of tergum 5

Moved it to the right page.


Megachile (Chelostomoides)
female cavity-nesting native resin bee

not tiny for a bee

Thank you for
the ID. I should have just put small bee in the title. I have seen (and been stung by) smaller ones.


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