Cellophane Bee
Colletes phaceliae

Colletes phaceliae
October seems to be the moth for these gorgeous fuzzy bees
with the huge black eyes and striped body.  © Carol Davis 10-16-2017

cellophane bee
I saw lots of these bees on Antelope Island this day. This particular
one was identified to species by Bugguide.  © Carol Davis 10-16-2017

These bees can really pack a lot of pollen on their legs. You can read more
about Colletes phaceliae and its relatives on Bugguide.  ©Carol Davis 10-16-2017

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