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Colletid Bee -2

Hylaeus nubilosus

Description:

About 11 mm long, this black bee had yellow marks on the thorax and legs. The scutellum was also a bright yellow. Barely visible in pic 1 is the bright yellow patches on the face which gives these family of bees the common name of "masked bee".

Habitat:

Spotted feeding on Tea-tree flowers in a reservoir park

Notes:

http://australianmuseum.net.au/masked-be...
Family Colletidae

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Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.94, Long: 145.39

Spotted on Nov 8, 2016
Submitted on Nov 20, 2016

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