Guardian Nature School Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

Longhorn Bee

Melissodes sp.

Description:

Black, white and tan fuzzy bee with long antenna. It has very fuzzy, tan legs. The body hairs are white. The abdomen has white hairy stripes across the center of each segment.

Habitat:

California sunflowers in chaparral habitat

Notes:

Subgenus Melissodes, Nominate Melissodes Probably Melissodes communis alopex

1 Species ID Suggestions

Anthophorine bee
Anthophora urbana Anthophora urbana - Wikipedia


Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

California, USA

Spotted on Jun 1, 2020
Submitted on Jun 2, 2020

Related Spottings

Melissodes male bee True Melissodes Bee Digger Bee on sunflower Long-Horned Bee

Nearby Spottings

Owlet Moth Walkingstick Geometrid Moth Geometrid Moth
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors