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Black bee - Xylocopa - female

Black bee - Xylocopa - Female
Tampa, Pinellas County, Florida, USA
February 25, 2018
Size: @2cm
Photographed in dry wooded trail

Moved from ID Request.

Could be X. mexicanorum, introduced from S Texas or Mexico, or perhaps X. mordax introduced from the Greater Antilles.

Critical ID is necessary.

Please try to obtain a series of specimens of both sexes.

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