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Bee - Diadasia - male

Bee - Diadasia - Male
Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
April 27, 2006
Size: 1/2 inch
In a Prickly Pear Cactus bloom

Moved from Diadasia.

Moved from Diadasia australis.

australis species group (=cactus Diadasia) male

note: this group includes species in addition to D. australis itself, such as D. rinconis

Diadasia sp.
This is one of the "cactus bees" in the genus Diadasia (most likely anyway. I have to issue disclaimers now:-).

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