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Leaf-cutter bee

Megachile sp.

Description:

Gray female leaf-cutter bee with abdominal scopae (pollen-carrying hairs on underside of abdomen). Observed foraging on blue mistflower (Conoclinium coelestinum).

Habitat:

Bee foraging in the pollinator garden at Penn State Arboretum.

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KristalWatrous
Spotted by
KristalWatrous

College township, Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Sep 25, 2011
Submitted on Oct 2, 2011

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