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Carpenter bees or borer bees

Xylocopa violacea

1 Species ID Suggestions

Ashish
Ashish 8 years ago
Eurasian Carpenter Bee
Xylocopa violacea Xylocopa violacea


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21 Comments

Nilesh Sutar
Nilesh Sutar 8 years ago

thanks

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 8 years ago

Awesome colors and fantastic spotting..!!!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

Mostly Xylocopa aestuans is Binomial ID.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

This is Genus of Indian Carpenter bee.

Nilesh Sutar
Nilesh Sutar 8 years ago

thanks i will do it

Hi Nilesh, I really like this spotting but it's not a Fly so please remove from the Flies! mission. I look forward to seeing your Fly submissions!

Nilesh Sutar
Nilesh Sutar 8 years ago

thanks

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 8 years ago

WOW! Fantastic!

harsuame
harsuame 8 years ago

Espectacular muy bello buena toma

NeoWang
NeoWang 8 years ago

I think I saw it this afternoon too.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

Echoing Jeanette Lovely!

Jeannette
Jeannette 8 years ago

Lovely :)

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Wonderful shot!

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 8 years ago

Beautiful!

adithyabhat
adithyabhat 8 years ago

I have been running behind them to get a shot like this.. Its quite tough i must say..Good job!

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 8 years ago

Great shot!

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Carpenter bee Xylocopa sp. http://www.flickr.com/photos/29697818@N0...

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 8 years ago

Amazing

Patricia Lamarca
Patricia Lamarca 8 years ago

wow

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Beautiful Nilesh!
I have moved this to arthropods for you.

Nilesh Sutar
Spotted by
Nilesh Sutar

Goa, India

Spotted on May 26, 2008
Submitted on Apr 29, 2012

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