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Blue-banded Bee

 Classification

Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Anthophoridae
Genus: Amegilla
Species: cingulata
Common Name: Blue-banded Bee

Identification
The Blue-banded Bee has a golden brown head, and the abdomen is striped black and pale blue. Males rest overnight clinging to plant stems.

Size
10-12mm

 

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