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Black carpenter bee

Description:

it is a big (2") bee compared to honey bee. has a glistering black body with a yellow stripe on abdomen. flies with constant buzzing noise...




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3 Comments

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 3 years ago

Xylocopa bee genus

rivu.ghorai
rivu.ghorai 3 years ago

yes.. in these holes it lays eggs...

ceherzog
ceherzog 3 years ago

Maybe a kind of Carpenter Bee...it seems to be making a hole in a woody stem.

Haldia, West Bengal, India

Lat: 22.30, Long: 87.91

Spotted on Jun 30, 2010
Submitted on May 27, 2011

Spotted for mission

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