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Tropical Carpenter Bee

Xylocopa latipes

Description:

A large black Bee with flat abdomen and doesn't have a stinger needle.

Habitat:

A solitary bee usually found building its home in tree branch holes. Common in farm lands, populated areas, lowland and highland forest.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Tropical Carpenter Bee
Xylocopa latipes Xylocopa latipes


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6 Comments

Thanks for the ID Ate Agnes, thanks also LeanneGardner, AxuNguyen and the others who likes it.

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 7 years ago

Amazing photos :)

AxuNguyễn
AxuNguyễn 7 years ago

oh!!!!! is it bee?????

I think it's a Carpenter Bee, Shekai. It makes nests by tunneling into wood (hence the name "Carpenter" bee). Males do not have stinger.

Thanks for the advice LuisStevens.

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 years ago

Great series! All the photos are great, maybe the third one I like the most.

Roxas City, Capiz, Philippines

Spotted on Feb 5, 2013
Submitted on Feb 7, 2013

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