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Eastern Carpenter bee

Xylocopa virginica

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Eastern Carpenter bee
Xylocopa virginica Large Carpenter Bee - Xylocopa virginica - BugGuide.Net


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4 Comments

KristalWatrous
KristalWatrous 8 years ago

A male carpenter bee - in this species the males have a whitish clypeus (lower front of face). They're pretty docile and the males can't sting (no sting apparatus), so my daughter likes to hold them. :)

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 8 years ago

I have the same type. It is real large. I will be interested to know what it actually is. Cool! A bumblebee?

wildlifewatcher
wildlifewatcher 8 years ago

thanks Misako!

misako
misako 8 years ago

cool series!

wildlifewatcher
Spotted by
wildlifewatcher

Columbus, Georgia, USA

Spotted on Nov 1, 2011
Submitted on Nov 2, 2011

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