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Sculptured Resin Bee

Megachile sculpturalis

Description:

1 inch long cylindrical-shaped bee with huge mandibles.

Habitat:

Very rural area in open area of woods where a house sits. Attracted to moth lights/sheet.

Notes:

It is a solitary Asian bee that has been introduced into the southeastern United States.

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LisaPowers
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LisaPowers

Virginia, USA

Spotted on Sep 7, 2015
Submitted on Sep 7, 2015

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