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Oil bee - Macropis nuda - female

Oil bee - Macropis nuda - Female
Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
July 13, 2014
Foraging on Lysimachia ciliata. She grips the anthers with her mandibles and hind legs and collects oil with her fore- and midlegs.

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