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Photo#182213
Bee - Epeolus

Bee - Epeolus
Texhoma, Texas County, Oklahoma, USA
May 12, 2008
Size: 10mm

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Moved
Moved from Epeolus.

Probable ID by author of revision. If correct, this extends the known range far to the NE and is a first record for OK.

Colletes host unknown (please post any candidates)

Parasitic cuckoo bee.
This ought to be interesting! I can hardly wait for John Ascher to give this a genus name:-)

 
I think this will be either
Epeolus or Triepeolus. I would lean for the former, but this is a complex group.

 
I agree, most likely Epeolus
I don't know this species

 
Thank you Richard, John and Eric,
Thanks for the ID.

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