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Anthophorula - male

Anthophorula - Male
Frazier Mountain Road (8N04), ~ 6700 ft., Los Padres National Forest, Kern County, California, USA
July 17, 2008
In Sidalcea malviflora var. sparsifolia.
The simple-hair scopa make me think of Hesperapis, but then the venation doesn't seem clear; is it two submarginals, & the seemingly third due to a wing overlap.

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Anthophorula - male Anthophorula - male

Note the 3 SM cells, abruptly truncate marginal cell apex, and yellow clypeus

"The simple-hair scopa"

This is a male, as indicated by the yellow clypeus, which explains the sparse and simple leg hairs

Aha, and thanks
so much, John for the help.

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