Megachile sp. (several subgenera)

1 Resin Bees at Acton, ACT

Megachile sp. (several subgenera) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2022
Megachile sp. (several subgenera) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2022
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Megachile sp. (several subgenera) 15 Feb 2022 michael.batley
Megachile (Hackeriapis) oblonga 15 Feb 2022 Roger

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   15 Feb 2022
She seems to be fairly small, so my first thought is M. tosticauda. There seems to be too much orange for M. oblonga and M. oblonga is a bit larger than M. tosticauda and M. ferox is larger again. I think the orange colour on the bands may be due to staining by pollen.

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  • 14 Feb 2022 11:56 AM Recorded on
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