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Miner Bee
Miner Bee (Anthophora abrupta)
The Miner Bee (Anthophora abrupta) is similar in shape to the Bumble Bee. The head, legs and abdomen are black and the thorax is covered in thick pale yellow hairs. The wings are transparent or semi-transparent with... Read more >
Miner Bee
Miner Bee (Anthophora ursina)
Anthophora ursina is a solitary bee that is similar in shape to the Bumble Bee. The head and thorax have whitish hairs and the abdomen is black with pale narrow bands.. The wings are transparent or semi-transparent with... Read more >
Western honey bee
Western honey bee (Apis mellifera)
The Western honey bee is a well known insect around the world. It is a hairy bee, yellowish brown in color with darker bands on the abdomen. Honey bees are social insects and form large colonies. Bees produce honey from... Read more >
Africanized honey bee
Africanized honey bee (Apis mellifera scutellata)
The Africanized honey bee, also known as Killer Bee, is a hybrid of the African honey bee (Apis mellifera scutellata). These bees are similar in appearance to the Western honey bee but have different behaviour, and have... Read more >
Southeastern blueberry bee
Southeastern blueberry bee (Habropoda laboriosa)
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Long Horned Bee
Long Horned Bee (Melissodes bimaculata)
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Mallow bee
Mallow bee (Melitoma taurea)
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Eastern Carpenter bee
Eastern Carpenter bee (Xylocopa virginica)
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Green Sweat Bee
Green Sweat Bee (Agapostemon texanus)
The Green Sweat Bee (Agapostemon texanus) is a North American bee with a shiny green head and abdomen, however there is considerable variation in color and number of forms are classed as sub-species. Females have a... Read more >
Sweat bee
Sweat bee (Agapostemon virescens)
The Sweat Bee (Agapostemon virescens) is a North American bee with metallic green head and abdomen. Females have a black abdomen with pale whitish bands, but sometimes the abdomen is all black. Males have a dark abdomen... Read more >
Giant resin bee
Giant resin bee (Megachile sculpturalis)
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Blue orchard bee
Blue orchard bee (Osmia lignaria)
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Leafcutting bee
Leafcutting bee (Osmia ribifloris)
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