S. Urquhart

Other photos indicate that the carpenter bees with the yellow tales might be males. Although I was unable to get enough photos to prove that--it is only speculation.

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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 6:00 pm
who S. Urquhart
method/camera Canon Supershot SX 120IS
plant/host/prey Green Milkweed
best guess identification Apidae, Xylocopa Eastern Carpenter Bee
notes This is more like the coloration I am used to seeing. Shiny black abdomen with minimal or no fuzz at all.

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