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Neon Cuckoo Bee


Thyreus nitidulus, commonly known as the neon cuckoo bee, is a parasitic bee of the genus Thyreus, also called Cuckoo Bees. It is a stocky bee, notable for its brilliant metallic blue and black banded colors.

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Neon Cuckoo Bee
Thyreus nitidulus Cloak and Dagger Cuckoo Bees (genus Thyreus)

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AyubRahman 10 years ago

oh... thank you patty, the photo was taken in Surabaya East Java, Indonesia.

patty 10 years ago

This is a remarkably beautiful bee Ayub! and a beautiful picture too. We don´t have those sort of bees here. I think cookoo clocks should also have this wonderful bees on them... =)

AyubRahman 10 years ago

oh sure,
how do you think about this spotting ( Thyreus nitidulus )??

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 10 years ago

Nice spotting! Could you please add the scientific name?

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Spotted on Sep 27, 2012
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