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Carpenter Bee? - Xylocopa mexicanorum

Carpenter Bee? - Xylocopa mexicanorum
Mission, Hidalgo County, Texas, USA
December 1, 2013
I think this is a carpenter bee, perhaps Xylocopa mexicanorum.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Agree with you on Xylocopa; I
Agree with you on Xylocopa; I can't say which species (it appears that mexicanorum, micans, and even tabaniformis and varipuncta all show up in Texas).

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