Pseudoanthidium (Immanthidium) repetitum

African carder bee, Megachild bee at Kaleen, ACT

Pseudoanthidium (Immanthidium) repetitum at Kaleen, ACT - 28 Jan 2023
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Pseudoanthidium (Immanthidium) repetitum 28 Jan 2023 michael.batley
Unidentified 28 Jan 2023 Tammy

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African carder bee

2 comments

   28 Jan 2023
It is not clear from the photo alone that the bands on the abdomen are polished and shiny, but I assume that you were able to see that.
Tammy wrote:
   28 Jan 2023
Thanks Michael, yes they seemed very different to native bees that I've seen.

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  • 28 Jan 2023 12:04 PM Recorded on
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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
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  • Collecting pollen Insect behaviour on flower
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