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Photo#483716
Large black bee on a Doctorbush flower - Xylocopa tabaniformis - female

Large black bee on a Doctorbush flower - Xylocopa tabaniformis - Female
Harlingen, Cameron County, Texas, USA
November 18, 2009
Size: ca. 2.5 cm
The plant its on is Plumbago scandens.

Xylocopa tabaniformis
Thanks John! I greatly appreciate it. Its flattish abdomen looked Carpenter beeish but I have never seen one with stripes. Cheers! Stanley

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Xylocopa tabaniformis parkinsoniae
female

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