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Bumble bee

Bumble bee


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Eastern carpenter bee
Xylocopa virginica Eastern carpenter bee

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KristalWatrous 12 years ago

This is a carpenter bee (see my above ID). The scopa, or pollen-collecting area, on the back leg is distinctly Xylocopa rather than Bombus. Beautiful photo.

Ryan8 12 years ago

iOS this a borer bee? Was it eating the wood?

mlhepp 12 years ago

Looks like a bumble bee. Can we get a better photo or a descrpition of the body?

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Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Apr 16, 2011
Submitted on Apr 23, 2011

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