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Masked Bee

Hylaeus (Euprosopoides) rotundiceps

Description:

Small Australian native bee. With distinctive markings on there face

Habitat:

Masked bees live in urban areas, forests and woodlands, and heath. Many species nest in twigs, branches and reeds. As a group they are more abundant and diversified in Australia than anywhere else in the world, probably because of the variety of eucalypt trees available for pollen and nesting. - ( from the Australian Museum Website)

Notes:

Didn't realise this was a bee till I did a search on google.

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Sydney, NSW, Australia

Lat: -33.78, Long: 150.78

Spotted on Dec 29, 2015
Submitted on May 9, 2016

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