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Photo#941901
late spring bee - Megachile

late spring bee - Megachile
Centennial trail near Riverpoint, Spokane County, Washington, USA
June 12, 2014
Size: 15mm
Size guesstimate, Flower wild rose. He never raised his head from the flower so wysiwyg. A wild guess, a Apis mellifera drone??? You can keep or discard the photo after your identification.

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Thank you,
Thank you, I'm amazed given the view of the bee in the photograph you were able to discern what he was.

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not drone
honeybee drones do not forage. they have to be fed by workers bees. they only leave the hive to mate or when the get kicked out.

 
Thanks for the info,
Thanks for the info, any little bit of lifestyle information helps.

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