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Orchid bee - Euglossa dilemma - female

Orchid bee - Euglossa dilemma - Female
Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA
November 11, 2007
Cleaning pollen from the dorsal side of her head with her forelegs while in flight.

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Orchid bee - Euglossa dilemma - female Orchid bee - Euglossa dilemma - female Orchid bee - Euglossa dilemma - female

Hi
I was browsing through Bugguide more or less aimlessly and came on this image by chance; it is absolutely stunning, few pictures get that detail even on a still subject let alone one in flight. I am deeply impressed

 
Hey Andrew
Thanks for the comment. This is one of my favorite critters so I spent quite some time snapping photos of them in different situations.

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