Abdomen, T1, pattern of pits | Female, M. ciliata vs M. patellata - Thorax, propodeum, surface next to metanotum | Female, rear leg, color of hair on basitarsi | Male, head, amount of yellow in the parocular region | Male, head, color of mandible bases | Male, rear leg, apical tip of tibia | Sex, number of antennal segments | State or province where bee was collected

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

2AL    2CO    6CT    6DC    7DE    2FL    6GA    2IA    2ID    8IL    6IN    2KS    8KY    6MA    7MD    6ME    4MI    4MN    4MO    2MS    2MT    4NB    6NC    2ND    6NH    6NJ    6NY    1New Brunswick    1Newfoundland and Labrador    2Nova Scotia    6OH    7Ontario    6PA    1Prince Edward Island    4Quebec    6RI    6SC    2SD    6TN    2UT    6VA    6VT    6WI    6WV    2WY   

2. Sex, number of antennal segments

4Female, 12    4Male, 13   

3. Abdomen, T1, pattern of pits

2Closely and deeply pitted, surface roughened    6Pits minute and obscure, surface shiny   

4. Female, rear leg, color of hair on basitarsi

2All or mostly BLACK    2Mostly PALE   

5. Female, M. ciliata vs M. patellata - Thorax, propodeum, surface next to metanotum

1M. ciliata - Smooth as glass    1M. patellata - Roughened, dull, not reflective at base becoming glass-like near where propodeum curves to the rear surface   

6. Male, head, color of mandible bases

4Black marked with YELLOW    1Entirely BLACK   

7. Male, rear leg, apical tip of tibia    [Explain]

1Unmodified, NO teeth and with TWO WELL DEVELOPED tibial spurs    2With ONE projection or tooth, ONE tibial spur greatly REDUCED    1With TWO projections or teeth, BOTH tibial spurs greatly REDUCED   

8. Male, head, amount of yellow in the parocular region

3Completely filled