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Photo#180145
Centris - Centris hoffmanseggiae

Centris - Centris hoffmanseggiae
Yucca Valley, San Bernardino County, California, USA
May 1, 2008
In Malacothrix glabrata (Desert Dandelion).
Thanks to John Ascher mentioning key characters (1 ), I can see the marginal cell's apex separated from the wing margin, and the characteristic shape of the submarginal cells.

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Moved

 
Thanks, John, for getting this bee
to species level.

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I believe this is C. hoffmanseggiae
male

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Moved from Centris.

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