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Photo#95372
Dianthidium - male

Dianthidium - Male
Off Angeles Crest Highway, ~6500 ft, San Gabriel Mountains, Los Angeles County, California, USA
August 18, 2006
Size: ~8mm
On Machaeranthera canescens.

I wonder whether this is in the tribe Anthidiini, perhaps Dianthidium?

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Nice find!
Nice find!

yes, Dianthidium s.str.
male

species ID may be difficult

 
Thanks John,
I thought about a couple of possibilities (ulkei, and parvum -just guesses), but I understand that I'll need an actual specimen for species ID.

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