Abdomen, color - Note that determining the metallic reflections can be tricky without experience | Head, antennae, scape color | Head, eyes, inner margins | Head, parocular area | Leg, middle, color of hair on tibia and basitarsus | State or province where bee was collected | Subgenus | Thorax, scutum, hair, color

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

2AL    1AR    6AZ    3CA    1CT    2DC    2DE    2FL    2GA    1IL    1IN    1KS    2KY    2LA    1MA    2MD    1ME    1MI    1MO    2MS    2NC    1NE    1NH    1NJ    4NM    3NV    1NY    1OK    2OR    1Ontario    1PA    1RI    2SC    2TN    7TX    3UT    2VA    1VT    2WI    2WV   

2. Head, antennae, scape color

5All black    5With yellow stripe   

3. Head, parocular area

2All black    8With at least some yellow present   

4. Head, eyes, inner margins

5CLEARLY converging towards the top of the head    5PARALLEL or very nearly so   

5. Thorax, scutum, hair, color

4All dark    9With at least some light colored hairs in the anterior half   

6. Leg, middle, color of hair on tibia and basitarsus

4All YELLOW or PALE hairs    4Black with patches of PALE hair    5Entirely BLACK   

7. Abdomen, color - Note that determining the metallic reflections can be tricky without experience

7Black with purple metallic iridescence    4Bright blue-green with metallic reflections    5Dark black to dark brown    2Yellow   

8. Subgenus

1Neoxylocopa    1Notoxylocopa    2Schonnherria    2Stenoxylocopa    2Xylocopoides