Medium
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Hamilton, US-OH, US, NA
Public coordinates obscured by 10KM
Jun. 02, 2011 20:23:56 -0400
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California Carpenter Bee - Photo (c) Kolby, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
nsd722's ID: California Carpenter Bee (Xylocopa californica)
Posted by nsd722 about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Bumble Bees - Photo (c) sankax, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
katydid's ID: Bumble Bees (Genus Bombus)
Posted by katydid over 2 years ago (Flag)
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This looks more like a common bumble bee (maybe Bombus bimaculatus but without a closer look, I can't tell). California carpenter bees should not be found this far east, plus they are typically all black (unless they are coated with pollen).

Posted by katydid over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Identification Summary

California Carpenter Bee - Photo (c) Kolby, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
nsd722's ID: California Carpenter Bee (Xylocopa californica)
Honey Bees, Bumble Bees, and Allies - Photo (c) Michael Rosenberg, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
Community ID: Honey Bees, Bumble Bees, and Allies (Family Apidae)
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Bumble Bees - Photo (c) sankax, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
katydid's ID: Bumble Bees (Genus Bombus)
nsd722 would like some help identifying this

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Community-supported ID? Yes
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Date? Yes
Georeferenced? Yes
Photos or sounds? Yes
Is the organism wild/naturalized? Unknown
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