Megachile erythropyga

Resin Bee at Ainslie, ACT

Megachile erythropyga at Ainslie, ACT - 27 Feb 2024
Megachile erythropyga at Ainslie, ACT - 27 Feb 2024
Megachile erythropyga at Ainslie, ACT - 27 Feb 2024
Megachile erythropyga at Ainslie, ACT - 27 Feb 2024
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Identification history

Megachile erythropyga 3 Mar 2024 PeterA
Megachile aurifrons 3 Mar 2024 trevsci

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similar size to a honey bee

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PeterA wrote:
   3 Mar 2024
Red hair on rear abdomen, no red eyes, as with M. aurifrons.

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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • Alive / healthy Animal health
  • Collecting pollen Insect behaviour on flower
  • True Pollinator Insect on Flower

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