Leaf-cutting or Resin Bee 
Genus Megachile
Subgenus Megachile

hairy bee
This is the Groucho Marx of the bee world.  Can't you just hear its mother saying, "Trim that darn mustache.
No self-respecting girlbee will marry you with that broom on your upper lip!" © Carol Davis, 7-4-2010

small leaf-cutting bee
I found this Leaf-cutting Bee at the North Arm Viewing Area of Pineview Reservoir. Bees
in the genus Megachile tend to be rather hairy. 
© Carol Davis, 7-4-2010

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