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Bee Assassin - Apiomerus californicus

Bee Assassin - Apiomerus californicus
Las Trampas Regional Wilderness Area, San Ramon, California, USA
New for California

Moved from Bee Assassin in response to this request.
See this forum topic for details.

Thought you might be interested... following this post in the forums where I referenced your image.

(Oh, and it looks like Ron is still waiting for you to fill in the date info on this photo! *smile*)

Can you add a date to this, Will?
Looks like late June/early July.

in a day or two
I'll do it as soon as I can

Thanks; no rush really.
I'm trying to make sense out of two species, via questions on a recent post. It's probable that I've mislabled at least one of my earlier specimens.

dont go by this, I never got this confirmed as spissipes or crassipes

We're in the same boat. (I'm trying to bail!)
A local bug expert said "bee assassin", and when I posted I didn't notice there were two. Then I did it again, with the opposite result. Oh, something is amiss.

Will let you know what I find out.

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