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small gray bee - Diadasia ochracea - female

small gray bee - Diadasia ochracea - Female
Fort Huachuca, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
August 2, 2009

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small gray bee - Diadasia ochracea - female small gray bee - Diadasia ochracea - female small gray bee - Diadasia ochracea - female small gray bee - Diadasia ochracea - female small gray bee - Diadasia ochracea - female

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Antenna length
John -- I found mention of ID characteristic for Emphorini tribe as antenna shorter than other Apidae but I have found nothing that might quantify this. Do you have info on how much shorter or if this is an accurate ID characteristic?

Diadasia ochracea female
note ochraceous hair covering terga and yellow spot at base of mandible

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