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Neon cuckoo bee

Thyreus nitidulus

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Thyreus sp. Thyreus


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UrifahRidlo
UrifahRidlo 8 years ago

thanks for the suggestion Martha, editing is done

The MnMs
The MnMs 8 years ago

Hi Urifah: I recommend that you place the third picture as separate spotting as it looks like a different sort of bee. Unfortunately I cannot find at the moment a more accurate ID. Perhaps you can ask for help to the rangers bayucca or S Frazier. They know a lot more about insects in your area. Good luck!
For the cuckoo bee I add here below the information in wikipedia. Since it is a parasitic bee, is likely not a honey-maker.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thyreus_nit...

UrifahRidlo
UrifahRidlo 8 years ago

thanks for the ID @ Martha and Adarsha. I took their pics on the different places. the first and the second are in a same they smooth but the third is looked hairy like a moth. Do they produce honey?

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Spotted on Aug 6, 2013
Submitted on Aug 6, 2013

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