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Discover Life 2 kinds match:
Rhopalolemma robertsi  [popup]
Rhopalolemma rotundiceps  [popup]

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REMAINING (number with state)
R. robertsi vs R. rotundiceps
 R. robertsi - The labrum is unmodified near the base - From a frontal view of the head it may be seen that the vertex is flatter and less rounded - The medial ocellus is either in line with or below the top of the eyes - In females there is a smaller amount of appressed, whitish hair present laterally on T5 - In direct comparison this species is larger than R. rotundiceps, usually about 8mm in length (1)
 R. rotundiceps - The labrum is transversely ridged near the base - From a frontal view it may be seen that the vertex is about evenly rounded throughout, rising above the ocelli as a result - The medial ocellus is found just above the top of the eyes - In females there is a larger amount of appressed, whitish hair present laterally on T5 - In direct comparison this species is smaller than R. robertsi, ranging about 5-6mm in length (1)
State or province where bee was collected
 AZ (2)
 CA (2)