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Teddy Bear Bee

Classification

Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Anthophoridae
Genus: Amegilla
Species: bombiformis
Common Name: Teddy Bear Bee

 

Identification
The Teddy Bear Bee is golden brown with dark brown bands on abdomen. It is a stocky furry looking bee closely related to the Blue-banded Bee. Teddy Bear Bees are solitary bees, although a few females may nest close together.

Size
length 18mm

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