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Little Cuyahoga River, Tallmadge, Ohio, US (Google, OSM)
41.0976666667, -81.4433333333
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Small fat black bee. Black wings. Pollen on back legs. About 1/4 " long

Jul. 20, 2012 21:22:18 -0400
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This looks like Melissodes bimaculata, which has two wite spots on its abdomen. I almost think I see them in your second photo.

Posted by rcurtis over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Do u mean white spots by its behind. If so then that is what it is. I thought it was just pollen. I will look it up

Posted by lward over 2 years ago (Flag)
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yep that's it. thanks

Posted by lward over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Posted by lward over 2 years ago (Flag)
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ahhhh i just figured it out bimaculata. 2 spotted

Posted by lward over 2 years ago (Flag)
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