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Silver-tailed Petalcutter

Megachile montivaga


Small black bee with distinctive white hairs and large compound eyes. The common name refers to its habit of constructing nests with petals rather than leaves.


Spotted on flowering vegetation at the Falcon Lake State Park butterfly garden.


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Roma, Texas, United States

Spotted on Nov 13, 2020
Submitted on Jan 4, 2021

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