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Halictus? - Apis mellifera

Halictus? - Apis mellifera
Shady Canyon, Irvine, Orange County, California, USA
June 7, 2009
Size: ~1.2cm

No.
Our non-native Apis mellifera instead.

 
The non-orange ones continue
The non-orange ones continue to fool me. :-)

 
Keep posting!
They fool me, too, but everytime I pass on an "iffy" bee, I wonder if I was wrong later. (Almost missed a squash bee recently by thinking it the garden variety insect.)

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