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Homalictus sp. (genus)

Native bee at suppressed

Homalictus sp. (genus) at suppressed - 10 Jan 2022
Homalictus sp. (genus) at suppressed - 10 Jan 2022
Homalictus sp. (genus) at suppressed - 10 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Homalictus sp. (genus) 10 Jan 2022 michael.batley
Unidentified 10 Jan 2022 Birdy

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   10 Jan 2022
Homalictus is another genus in which females carry pollen mostly under the abdomen. The small size and especially the wing venation confirm the genus. I think the species is Homalictus sphecodoides, which is very common but often overlooked.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 10 Jan 2022 01:56 PM Recorded on
  • Birdy Recorded by

Additional information

  • Veronica speciosa Associated plant
  • Apis mellifera Associated Insect
  • Less than 5mm Animal size

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