Mining Bee
Genus Melandrena or Tylandrena


Tylandrena or Melandrena mining bee
I found this good-sized Mining Bee attached to a wall at Strawberry Reservoir.
I took quite a few pictures and it
just didn't seem to care.  It was a beautiful
 
bee - so pristine!  Species determined by Bugguide. © Carol Davis 6-3-2013

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