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Discover Life 3 kinds match:
Dianthidium curvatum  [popup]
Dianthidium floridiense  [popup]
Dianthidium simile  [popup]


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REMAINING (number with state)
Body, color of markings
 Yellow (2)
 Reddish or rust colored (1)
Legs, color
 Femur and tibia all reddish yellow or rust colored (1)
 Femur yellow and brown with brown originating from the base - Tibia all yellow (1)
 Largely brown on femur with some yellow on apical end - On the tibia a yellow stripe or dot usually originates from the base, remainder of segment is brown (1)
State or province where bee was collected
 FL (2)
 AL (1)
 GA (1)
 IL (1)
 IN (1)
 ME (1)
 MI (1)
 MS (1)
 NC (1)
 NH (1)
 NY (1)
 Ontario (1)
 Quebec (1)
 SC (1)
 TN (1)
 VA (1)
 VT (1)
 WI (1)
Thorax, scutum, size of yellow/red markings on anterior edge
 Large, reaching to or nearly to tegulae (2)
 Small, well removed from tegulae (1)