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Masked Bee - Hylaeus hyalinatus

Masked Bee - Hylaeus hyalinatus
New York, New York County, New York, USA
August 19, 2011
Size: 6 mm
Five or six of these have been visiting our garlic chives since early August. They are there intermittently from 7AM to 7PM. The time they spend on a flower varies widely. It can be as short as half a second, as long as 20 seconds. Habitat is an apartment roof deck with planter boxes, altitude 210 feet. This photo taken at 11:48AM.

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Hylaeus hyalinatus
male

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