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Family Colletidae - Cellophane or Plasterer, Masked, and Fork-tongued Bees


Colletid - Colletes hyalinus - male Is it a bee? - Colletes thoracicus Bee sp. - Colletes thoracicus Bee - Colletes compactus bee pollinating dune goldenrod - Colletes Small Colletes Bee - Colletes compactus - male Rufous-chested Cellophane Bee - Colletes thoracicus - male - female Colletid? - Colletes - female

Which masked bee, please? - Hylaeus Yellow-masked Bee - Hylaeus Genus Hylaeus - Masked Bees Hylaeus annulatus  - Hylaeus annulatus Small Black Bee - Hylaeus modestus Black Wasp with Yellow Face Stripes  - Hylaeus hylaeus striped legs - Hylaeus modestus small bee or wasp - Hylaeus modestus is this an Eastern Masked Bee (Hylaeus affinis)? - Hylaeus modestus - male

Mexican Feather-tongued Bee - Ptiloglossa mexicana - male Colletidae - Caupolicana ocellata Ptiloglossa? - Ptiloglossa Diphaglossinae? - Zikanapis elegans - female Colletid? - Ptiloglossa - female Zikanapis elegans? - Zikanapis elegans - male Bumble Bee? - Caupolicana electa AZ19 J37 - Zikanapis elegans