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Small fat black bee. Black wings. Pollen on back legs. About 1/4 " long

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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 4 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 4 years ago (Flag)
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yep that's it. thanks

Posted by lward over 4 years ago (Flag)
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Two-spotted Longhorn Bee - Photo (c) John Baker, some rights reserved (CC BY)
lward's ID: Two-spotted Longhorn Bee (Melissodes bimaculata)
Posted by lward over 4 years ago (Flag)
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ahhhh i just figured it out bimaculata. 2 spotted

Posted by lward over 4 years ago (Flag)
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Two-spotted Longhorn Bee - Photo (c) John Baker, some rights reserved (CC BY)
mdwarriner's ID: Two-spotted Longhorn Bee (Melissodes bimaculata)
Posted by mdwarriner 6 months ago (Flag)
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Two-spotted Longhorn Bee - Photo (c) John Baker, some rights reserved (CC BY)
lward's ID: Two-spotted Longhorn Bee (Melissodes bimaculata)
Two-spotted Longhorn Bee - Photo (c) John Baker, some rights reserved (CC BY)
Community ID: Two-spotted Longhorn Bee (Melissodes bimaculata)
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