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3 kinds match in US, VT


Triepeolus donatus  [popup] male
Triepeolus michiganensis  [popup] male
Triepeolus pectoralis  [popup] male

REMAINING (number with state)
Abdomen, S4, apical fringe of hair, color
 Brown and white MIXED - Most often the tips are white and the bases brown (3)
 All brown (1)
 All white (1)
Abdomen, T2, swath of pale hair along the lateral sides, angle at which it joins the apical hair band
 Weakly acute - 60 to 80 degree angle (3)
 Square or obtuse - 90 degrees or greater (2)
 Strongly acute - 45 degree angle or less (2)
 Lateral swaths of pale hair ABSENT (1)
Abdomen, pygidial plate, subapical ridge
 Present (3)
 Absent (1)
Abdomen, pygidial plate, width
 Moderately wide, about 1.5 ocellar diameters at subapical ridge (3)
 Narrow, about one ocellar diameter at subapical ridge (1)
Abdomen, sterna, presence of appressed white hairs
 On S2-S4 (3)
 On S2-S3 (2)
Abdomen, terga, rim, color of hair band - See explain, very tricky
 Grayish to white - The less commonly seen state (2)
 Pale yellow (1)
Head, clypeus, length
 Normal, apical rim of clypeus reaching bottom edge of eye, or nearly so, NOT surpassing it by more than 1 ocellar diameter (2)
 Long, apical rim of clypeus SURPASSING bottom edge of eye by 1.5 ocellar diameters or more (1)
Head, clypeus, presence or absence of a smooth, impunctate, slightly elevated longitudinal midline
 Faintly distinguishable from rest of clypeus (3)
 Strongly distinct from rest of clypeus (3)
 Absent (2)
Head, clypeus, size of pits
 All pits the SAME relatively small size (3)
 With larger pits that are just faintly distinguishable from smaller pits (3)
 With larger pits OBVIOUSLY distinct from smaller pits - This is the more rare state (1)
Head, integument color of clypeus
 All black to brown (3)
 Black to brown with some red or orange (1)
Legs, integument color, not including tarsi, coxae, or spines
 Black to brown with some red or orange (3)
 Entirely black to brown (2)
 Entirely red or orange (1)
State or province where bee was collected
 CT (3)
 IL (3)
 IN (3)
 MA (3)
 ME (3)
 MI (3)
 NH (3)
 NY (3)
 OH (3)
 Ontario (3)
 PA (3)
 RI (3)
 VT (3)
 WI (3)
 AL (2)
 DC (2)
 DE (2)
 FL (2)
 GA (2)
 KY (2)
 LA (2)
 MD (2)
 MS (2)
 NC (2)
 NJ (2)
 SC (2)
 TN (2)
 VA (2)
 WV (2)
 New Brunswick (1)
 Nova Scotia (1)
 Quebec (1)
Thorax, integument color of pronotal lobes, not hair color
 Black to dark brown (3)
 Red to orange (1)
Thorax, integument color of tegula
 Black to brown (3)
 Red to orange (2)
Thorax, mesepisternum, length of erect simple hairs on lateral surface - NOT ventral surface
 Length GREATER than 1 ocellar diameter (2)
 Length LESS than 0.5 ocellar diameter (2)
 LACKING hairs of this type (1)
Thorax, scutum, PRESENCE or ABSENCE of a PAIR of distinct NARROW STRIPS OF PALE HAIR running longitudinally from the anterior margin of the scutum
 Distinct, clearly CONNECTED to pale hair on apical margin (3)
 Distinct, NOT clearly connected to pale hair on apical margin (2)
Thorax, width between tegulae
 1-2.5 mm (3)
 Less than 2.0 mm (3)
 2.6-3.0 mm (1)
Total length
 10-12 mm (3)
 Less than 10 mm (3)
 12-14 mm (1)