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

Posted by lward about 4 years ago (Flag)
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Posted by lward about 4 years ago (Flag)
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ahhhh i just figured it out bimaculata. 2 spotted

Posted by lward about 4 years ago (Flag)
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Posted by mdwarriner about 1 month ago (Flag)
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Melissodes bimaculata - Photo (c) John Baker, some rights reserved (CC BY)
Community ID: Melissodes bimaculata, a member of Honey Bees, Bumble Bees, and Allies (Family Apidae)
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