Abdomen, S2-S4, comparison of hair density between sternal and tergal hair bands | Abdomen, T1, pattern of pits in the center pattern on sides and rim may be different | Abdomen, T7, color of the majority of hairs at times those with white hairs may have the rim lined with dark hairs | Flight season Month during which your specimen was collected | Head, width of malar space, distance from end of eye to mid point of mandible base | Length of body, measured in mm | State or province where bee was collected | Thorax, METAPLEURA, color of the semitransparent, overhanging ridge - Answer only if you selected PRESENT on the previous question | Thorax, METAPLEURA, dorsal overhanging SEMI-TRANSPARANT lip or horizontal ridge located just BELOW the base of the hind wing - If hairy, probe carefully in this area with a pin tip, may be quite small and inconspicuous | Thorax, scutellum, color of hair | Thorax, scutum, color of hair

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1. State or province where bee was collected    [Explain]

23AL    21CT    22DC    23DE    24FL    23GA    27IL    26IN    25KY    21MA    25MD    15ME    26MI    22MS    26NC    14NH    25NJ    25NY    10New Brunswick    2Newfoundland and Labrador    11Nova Scotia    24OH    27Ontario    24PA    9Prince Edward Island    11Quebec    21RI    23SC    25TN    24VA    14VT    25WI    22WV   

2. Flight season Month during which your specimen was collected    [Explain]

11 - January    12 - February    83 - March    154 - April    195 - May    286 - June    277 - July    218 - August    179 - September    1010 - October    811 - November    112 - December   

3. Length of body, measured in mm    [Explain]

76mm    157mm    258mm    319mm    2710mm    1511mm    712mm    613mm    314mm    115mm   

4. Head, width of malar space, distance from end of eye to mid point of mandible base

231. Half or LESS the length of mandible base    172. Greater than half but less than EQUAL the length of mandible base    73. 1X to 2X the length of mandible base    14. 2X the length of mandible base or greater   

5. Thorax, METAPLEURA, dorsal overhanging SEMI-TRANSPARANT lip or horizontal ridge located just BELOW the base of the hind wing - If hairy, probe carefully in this area with a pin tip, may be quite small and inconspicuous

27Lacking a semi-transparent dorsal ridge, the area colored the same throughout    14Present, its rim usually the color of light amber, but can be dark brown   

6. Thorax, METAPLEURA, color of the semitransparent, overhanging ridge - Answer only if you selected PRESENT on the previous question

10Amber colored, much lighter than the color of the rest of the metapleural plate    5Dark brown, very nearly as dark as the rest of the metapleural plate   

7. Thorax, scutum, color of hair    [Explain]

28All LIGHT, white to bright orange or yellow    8MIXED light and dark, may be mostly dark or mostly light with only scattered dark hairs   

8. Thorax, scutellum, color of hair

27All LIGHT, white to bright orange or yellow    5All or mostly DARK with the exception of the hairs around edges which are likely light    9MIXED light and dark, may be as much as 1/2 and 1/2 light and dark or mostly light with only scattered dark hairs   

9. Abdomen, T1, pattern of pits in the center pattern on sides and rim may be different

51. With SPARSE, EXCEPTIONALLY FINE, shallow pits, appearing as if essentially lacking pits    182. With distinct pits, of MODERATE DENSITY, interpit distances averaging 1 pit diameter or MORE and often, but not always, with a high degree of variability in pit density from lower towards base and greater along the rim    203. With distinct pits, DENSELY arranged, interpit distances averaging NO MORE than 1 pit diameter, pits may be touching, pit density in comparison may be relatively uniform throughout the segment   

10. Abdomen, T7, color of the majority of hairs at times those with white hairs may have the rim lined with dark hairs

9Dark brown to black    26White to off-white   

11. Abdomen, S2-S4, comparison of hair density between sternal and tergal hair bands    [Explain]

19Sternal hair bands EQUALLY as dense as tergal hair bands, or nearly so    26Sternal hair bands LESS dense than tergal hair bands