Hesperapis rhodocerata, dasypodaine melittid bee

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Hesperapis rhodocerata, _dasypodaine_melittid_bee, I_JSA1603
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hairy hind legs raised to discourage unwanted mating attempts

title Hesperapis rhodocerata, dasypodaine melittid bee
host_plant Asteraceae
sex female
country United States
state Arizona
county Cochise
locality 4 mi E of Willcox
MAPdecimal latitude_longitude ••• 31.8_-109.9
photographer John S. Ascher
date yyyymmdd 2010-08-24T19:03:12Z
determined by John S. Ascher

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