Abdomen, T1 and T2, color | Abdomen, T1, apical hair pattern | Abdomen, T2, apical hair pattern | Abdomen, T5, pattern of hair on the apical half surrounding the pseudopygidium | Head, greatest width of the CHEEK vs the greatest width of the EYE as viewed from the side | State or province where bee was collected | Thorax, axillae, length | Thorax, axillae, outer margin | Thorax, axillae, proportion of inner margin shared with scutellum | Thorax, axillae, shape of inner margins | Thorax, pronotal collar, color | Thorax, scutum, color

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

12AL    9CT    8DC    11DE    13FL    12GA    9IL    9IN    8KY    9MA    9MD    4ME    8MI    12MS    13NC    4NH    7NJ    9NY    9OH    10PA    9RI    13SC    11TN    9VA    4VT    10WI    8WV   

2. Thorax, pronotal collar, color    [Explain]

181. All BROWN/BLACK    92. All or mostly AMBER colored   



3. Thorax, scutum, color    [Explain]

171. Completely dark BROWN/BLACK    92. Mostly dark BROWN/BLACK with amber colored outer margins    13. Half or more AMBER colored   




4. Thorax, axillae, shape of inner margins

12Inner margins of axillae are STRAIGHT from base to tip    10Tips of axillae strongly CURVED inward, diverging from sides of scutellum, appearing HOOKED   



5. Thorax, axillae, proportion of inner margin shared with scutellum    [Explain]

91. About half or less shared    172. More than half shared, but less than 3/4    113. 3/4 or more shared with the scutellum   




6. Thorax, axillae, length    [Explain]

171. Clearly NOT reaching the rear margin of the scutellum    82. Extending TO or very near to the rear margin of the scutellum    43. Clearly extending PAST the rear margin of the scutellum   




7. Thorax, axillae, outer margin

91. Evenly ROUNDED from top to side - Thick when viewed from the side    42. SQUARED-OFF and very THIN, when viewed from the side resembling the edge view of a coin with an even thickness from base to tip    123. Strongly CARINATE, or with a thin raised ridge along entire outer margin, as if there were a little, tiny, fence on the dorsal surface, from the side appears wedge shaped with the base noticeably thicker and tapering in thickness towards the tip   




8. Abdomen, T2, apical hair pattern

1LACKING a distinct apical hair band    9With a COMPLETE apical hair band, lacking any interruption in center    17With a distinct apical hair band that is medially INTERRUPTED   




9. Abdomen, T5, pattern of hair on the apical half surrounding the pseudopygidium    [Explain]

41. Appearing as if lacking hair, but with only fine blond or whitish hair that is not visible from all angles    32. With exceptionally SHORT white mat-like hairs that make the area look as if marked with little white SPOTS    63. Pseudopygidium bordered by light brownish hairs which are likewise bordered by white hair that cover the rest of the apical half    144. With sparse to moderate amounts of WHITE mat-like hair covering the SIDES and dark hairs in the CENTER area above the pseudopygidium   





10. Head, greatest width of the CHEEK vs the greatest width of the EYE as viewed from the side    [Explain]

41. Between 1/4 and 1/3 as wide    142. Between 1/3 and 1/2 as wide    153. Very nearly 1/2 as wide or greater   




11. Abdomen, T1 and T2, color    [Explain]

181. Both dark BROWN/BLACK primarily    22. T1 AMBER colored, T2 dark BROWN/BLACK primarily    23. Both AMBER colored primarily   




12. Abdomen, T1, apical hair pattern    [Explain]

31. LACKING a distinct apical hair band    152. Apical hair band CONNECTING at sides with basal hair    103. Apical hair band NOT or very thinly connecting at sides with basal hair