Epeolus americanus
Epeolus americanus, I_ADG74
Adalbert Goertz

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Epeolus americanus (Apidae) in the Colorado Rockies. Florissant, Crystal Peak area, Cockerell's Topaz Butte, at 9000 ft, Teller County, Colorado. June 15, 2006. Size: L = 7 mm. Found on Potentilla fruticosa - Shrub Cinquefoil. Epeolus is one of the cuckoo bees. Black; 5 abd bands, on T1 top-cut, on T2 widely interrupted, on T3T4T5 top-notched. Epeolus americanus is the only Epeolus species with two submarginal cells according to Cockerell.


title Epeolus americanus
state/province CO
county El Paso
city/place Colorado Rockies
site/street/trail Florissant, Crystal Peak area,
precise position Cockerell's Topaz Butte, at 9000 ft
when yyyymmdd hr:mn 20060615
who Adalbert Goertz
plant/host/prey Potentilla fruticosa - Shrub Cinquefoi
best guess identification Epeolus americanus

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