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Hesperapis sp? - Hesperapis - male

Hesperapis sp? - Hesperapis - Male
Borrego Springs, San Diego County, California, USA
February 23, 2004
Size: BL about 7 mm
We saw these four bees sleeping in Dune Sunflower (Helianthus niveus) at DiGiorgio Road, Borrego Springs. I suspect they are sleeping males, Hesperapis sp. Am I on the right track?

Moved from ID Request.

these sure are Hesperapis males
definitely on the right track

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