Cuckoo Bee
Genus Nomada


nomada cuckoo bee
These bees may look big and scary, but they are actually quite small. I was thrilled to see this one
 in
the Common Yarrow on Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah.  © Carol Davis 5-30-2017

beautiful nomad bee
The difference in this Cuckoo Bee and the others I've seen like it was the presence of orange and
black antennae, along with orange wings.  © Carol Davis 5-30-2017

cuckoo bee
The yellow markings on the thorax kind of resemble a smiley face with fangs.  © Carol Davis 5-30-2017

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