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6013495 black bee - Dieunomia heteropoda

6013495 black bee - Dieunomia heteropoda
Sand Ridge SF, IL, Illinois, USA
August 29, 2006
Size: ~1"
Quite larger than the usual black Melissodes bimaculata that I've encountered.

Dieunomia heteropoda
this one is blacker than most I've seen. It is the largest halictid species in eastern North America

 
Thanks very much for the dete
Thanks very much for the determination.

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