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Photo#26886
Calliopsis - male - female

Calliopsis - Male Female
Mount Pinos summit, elev.8,831ft (2692m), Western Transverse Ranges, Ventura County, California, USA
August 2, 2005
Size: estimate 9mm
Found these bees in copula flying, then landing, finally the male taking off and the female digging into sandy ground.

Moved
Moved from Calliopsis.

Calliopsis
Calliopsis, subgenus Nomadopsis. See also #26888, 26890 - same species but different specimen.

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