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Old World Bee ID Request - Coelioxys coturnix - male

Old World Bee ID Request - Coelioxys coturnix - Male
Herring Run Watershed, Baltimore City County, Maryland, USA
July 6, 2007
Size: small
According to private communication with a bee expert, this bee has only been recently observed in the New World. Apparently in its native range, it is not a common bee. These may be some of the only images of a live bee ever recorded.

Observed on a neighbor's Mentha spicata.

Moved
Moved from Coelioxys.

If
this is C. coturnix as I suspect then please create a guide page for this and the other images I submitted.

See also: http://bugguide.net/node/view/171531/bgimage & http://bugguide.net/node/view/171533

Please note that I have previously requested a guide page for this species in the forum and have done so again.

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