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]

7AL    9CT    7DC    7DE    7FL    7GA    8IL    8IN    7KY    9MA    8MD    9ME    9MI    7MS    7NC    9NH    8NJ    9NY    8New Brunswick    2Newfoundland and Labrador    8Nova Scotia    8OH    9Ontario    8PA    7Prince Edward Island    7Quebec    9RI    7SC    7TN    7VA    9VT    9WI    7WV   

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

23 - March    34 - April    45 - May    86 - June    97 - July    58 - August    49 - September    310 - October    311 - November   

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

16mm    37mm    78mm    99mm    810mm    511mm    412mm    213mm   

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

41. Half or LESS the length of mandible base    62. Greater than half but less than EQUAL the length of mandible base    43. 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

8Lacking a semi-transparent dorsal ridge, the area colored the same throughout    3Present, 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

2Amber colored, much lighter than the color of the rest of the metapleural plate    1Dark brown, very nearly as dark as the rest of the metapleural plate   

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

7All LIGHT, white to bright orange or yellow    3MIXED light and dark, may be mostly dark or mostly light with only scattered dark hairs   

8. Thorax, scutellum, color of hair

6All LIGHT, white to bright orange or yellow    2All or mostly DARK with the exception of the hairs around edges which are likely light    4MIXED 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

11. With SPARSE, EXCEPTIONALLY FINE, shallow pits, appearing as if essentially lacking pits    62. 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    53. 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

5Dark brown to black    6White to off-white   

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

7Sternal hair bands EQUALLY as dense as tergal hair bands, or nearly so    5Sternal hair bands LESS dense than tergal hair bands