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Dorm for Longhorn Bees - Melissodes paroselae - male

Dorm for Longhorn Bees - Melissodes paroselae - Male
Marana, Twinpeaks, Pima County, Arizona, USA
September 29, 2007
There must have been several hundreds that settled at sunset on dry weeds.

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Dorm for Longhorn Bees - Melissodes paroselae - male Dorm for Longhorn Bees - Melissodes paroselae - male

Moved
Moved from Long-horned bees.

Melissodes paroselae
males

Beautiful!
I've never seen more than ten or so at a time - what a find!

 
There were at least three mor
There were at least three more weeds like the one in the photo, and the bees really looked great against the low sun light.

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