Carpenter-mimic Leafcutter Bee

Megachile xylocopoides

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Megachile xylocopoides, the carpenter-mimic leafcutter bee, is a species of bee in the family Megachilidae. It was described by Smith in 1853, and named for its superficial similarity to the carpenter bee genus Xylocopa

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  1. (c) Richard Stovall, some rights reserved (CC BY), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/24743074
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Megachile_xylocopoides

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