S. Urquhart

IMG 0042

Another of these very colorful bees. Notice the striping on the abdomen and the irridescent coloration where there is no fuzz. Even the dot on the thorax has a sort of raku-coloring. And this irridescence was visible to the naked eye and not just something that shows on the photograph.


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title IMG 0042
country United States
state/province Oklahoma
county Comanche
city/place Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge
latitude 3446′00″N
longitude 9842′01″W
MAPdecimal latitude_longitude ••• 3446′00″N_9842′01″W
when yyyymmdd hr:mn 20110508 4:00pm
who S. Urquhart
method/camera Canon Supershot SX120IS
plant/host/prey Green Milk Weed
best guess identification Xylocopa virginica texana
notes Compare to: http://bugguide.net/node/view/174630

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