Abdomen, T1, basal and apical pale hair bands direction | Abdomen, T1, width of dark medial region vs width of pale hair bands on sides | Abdomen, T2, swath of pale hair along the lateral sides, angle at which it joins the apical hair band | Abdomen, terga, rim, color of hair band - See explain, very tricky | Head, clypeus, presence or absence of a smooth, impunctate, slightly elevated longitudinal midline | Legs, integument color, not including tarsi, coxae, or spines | State or province where bee was collected | Thorax, integument color of pronotal lobes, not hair color | Thorax, integument color of tegula | Thorax, scutum, PRESENCE or ABSENCE of a PAIR of distinct NARROW STRIPS OF PALE HAIR running longitudinally from the anterior margin of the scutum

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

2AL    3CT    2DC    2DE    2FL    2GA    3IL    3IN    2KY    2LA    3MA    2MD    3ME    3MI    2MS    2NC    3NH    2NJ    3NY    1New Brunswick    1Nova Scotia    3OH    3Ontario    3PA    1Quebec    3RI    2SC    2TN    2VA    3VT    3WI    2WV   

2. Thorax, integument color of pronotal lobes, not hair color

3Black to dark brown    1Red to orange   

3. Thorax, integument color of tegula

3Black to brown    2Red to orange   

4. Legs, integument color, not including tarsi, coxae, or spines

3Black to brown with some red or orange    2Entirely black to brown    1Entirely red or orange   

5. Head, clypeus, presence or absence of a smooth, impunctate, slightly elevated longitudinal midline    [Explain]

2Absent    3Faintly distinguishable from rest of clypeus    3Strongly distinct from rest of clypeus   




6. Abdomen, T1, basal and apical pale hair bands direction    [Explain]

3Parallel or nearly so   


7. Abdomen, T1, width of dark medial region vs width of pale hair bands on sides

3Wider than pale band of hair on sides   


8. Abdomen, T2, swath of pale hair along the lateral sides, angle at which it joins the apical hair band

1Lateral swaths of pale hair ABSENT    2Square or obtuse - 90 degrees or greater    2Strongly acute - 45 degree angle or less    3Weakly acute - 60 to 80 degree angle   





9. Thorax, scutum, PRESENCE or ABSENCE of a PAIR of distinct NARROW STRIPS OF PALE HAIR running longitudinally from the anterior margin of the scutum    [Explain]

2Distinct, NOT clearly connected to pale hair on apical margin    3Distinct, clearly CONNECTED to pale hair on apical margin   



10. Abdomen, terga, rim, color of hair band - See explain, very tricky    [Explain]

2Grayish to white - The less commonly seen state    1Pale yellow