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Domino Cuckoo Bee

Thyreus lugubris

Description:

Australian native bee. Body length 20mm. ID by ShannaB + her hubby. Thankyou so much .... !

Notes:

Found inside the building - pic #3 being transported to the garden - flying from one flower to another, devouring nectar - poor little fella, he was soooo hungry!

1 Species ID Suggestions

ShannaB
ShannaB 8 years ago
Domino Cuckoo Bee
Thyreus lugubris Thyreus lugubris | Atlas of Living Australia


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11 Comments

Chicquita
Chicquita 8 years ago

Thanks Leanne .... :)

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 8 years ago

Fantastic!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 8 years ago

Nice polka dots dress!

De hecho, su nombre debe ser por el parecido a un dominó.

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 8 years ago

Lovely clicks.

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Awesome name for an awesome bee!

Debbie Stewart
Debbie Stewart 8 years ago

amazing!!

Chicquita
Chicquita 8 years ago

Thank you AnnvanWijgerden, I agree, it is a cool critter ... and native to Australia ... that is also cool ..... :)

ShannaB
ShannaB 8 years ago

Hi again Chicquita, my husband has sourced an ID for you (see above - I can't take any of the credit)! Here is some more info re Cuckoo Bees: http://www.nativebeesanctuary.com.au/cuc...

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 8 years ago

Whatever it is, that is one cool critter! Lovely colourful photo series! :-)

ShannaB
ShannaB 8 years ago

Great series, Chicquita.

Chicquita
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Chicquita

New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Feb 8, 2013
Submitted on Feb 8, 2013

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