Sweat Bee
Genus Dieunomia

Dieunomia sweat bee in Utah
Striped bees that don't sting you - native bees!  This beautiful sweat bee with brown patches
in its wings was busily doing its pollinating job on Antelope Island, UT. © Carol Davis 9-7-2016

back of a sweat bee
Sweat Bees are docile, beneficial bees that do pollinating while you are watching the more
touted honey
bees. They are awesome.  © Carol Davis 9-7-2016

winged pattern
You don't think it's the honey bees that pollinate all the flowers in the U. S., do you? Read this article
at Cornell about native bee and honey bee pollination in the states.  © Carol Davis 9-7-2016

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