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10 kinds match


Dioxys aurifusca  [popup] female
Dioxys aurifusca  [popup] male
Dioxys pacifica  [popup] female
Dioxys pacifica  [popup] male
Dioxys pomonae  [popup] female
Dioxys pomonae  [popup] male
Dioxys producta  [popup] female
Dioxys producta  [popup] male
Dioxys rohweri  [popup] female
Dioxys rohweri  [popup] male

REMAINING (number with state)
D. aurifusca vs other species
 Other species - The hairs of the body are white to off-white in color, usually not triangular in shape (8)
 D. aurifusca - Distinct golden hairs present throughout the body, these often most obvious on the terga where the inidvidual hairs are often HEAVILY BRANCHED at the base and thus somewhat triangular in shape as a result (2)
D. rohweri vs other species - The guide creator has not seen this species and is referencing the key by Hurd Jr - It is PROBABLY safe to assume you do not have this species
 Other species - Not as above (8)
 D. rohweri - There is no description given for the female, but it is assumed rare due to its restriction to Colorado and the lack of specimens - The male is similar to that of pacificus, although it may be differentiated from that species by a small, semicircular emargination medial in the rim of S2 (2)
Female, abdomen, S6, shape of rim
 Rounded outward throughout such that it appears as a semicircle, not concave on the sides but sometimes appearing slightly concave at the tip, usually resembling a thumb tip (3)
 The tip appears at least weakly triangular, with the sides immediately before the tip slightly concave such that the tip appears more produced (1)
Female, abdomen, length of S6 vs T6
 With S6 longer than T6 (2)
 With S6 shorter than T6 (2)
 With S6 and T6 of about equal length (1)
Male, D. pacifica vs D. producta
 D. pacifica - The pronotal lobe is weakly carinate, often hard to tell if it completely divides the pronotal lobe from the rest of the pronotum due to the low height of the carina, which may be measured as about one adjacent pit diameter or less in height (1)
 D. producta - The pronotal lobe is strongly carinate, completely and obviously dividing the pronotal lobe from the rest of the pronotum thanks to the height of the carina, which may be measured as several pit diameters in height (1)
Male, T6, form of the apical rim
 2. Convex, rounded throughout (2)
 1. Strongly produced such that it nearly comes to a point, the tip with a small emargination or shallow concave area in the center of the rim (1)
 3. Straight but usually very slightly concave in the center, but usually only very slightly and thus the rim normally appears somewhat flat as a result (1)
Sex, number of antennal segments
 Female, 12 (5)
 Male, 13 (5)
State or province where bee was collected
 CO (10)
 CA (8)
 ID (8)
 NV (8)
 OR (8)
 UT (8)
 AZ (6)
 NM (6)
 TX (4)
 WA (4)
 WY (4)
 ND (2)