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Short Wasp-like Bee - Dianthidium

Short Wasp-like Bee - Dianthidium
Eugene, Lane County, Oregon, USA
September 3, 2018
Found with a bunch of honeybees on some flowers. Occasionally would push other bees (always larger than itself) off flowers by running into them.

You can see a small yellow line in front of the center-most eye.

It would occasionally point the end of its abdomen downwards and lift it up and down repeatedly onto the ground, though not overly fast, like a judge beating a gavel.

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