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Likely adventive in Florida Xylocopa male - Xylocopa - male

Likely adventive in Florida Xylocopa male - Xylocopa - Male
Cooperative Extension Garden, Seffner, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA
April 25, 2016
I showed this bee today (3/20/2019)

as part of a presentation to the Suncoast chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society. An antendee, JoAnn Hoffman, exclaimed that she had seen the same species three years ago. She provided the photo above which I am posting on her behalf.