Taxonomy


(Amegilla subrussata)

  • Name: Amegilla subrussata
  • Rank: species
    • Nesting: Nests in soil.
    • Pollen Carrying Method: Scopa (Pollen Brushes)
    • Foraging: Unknown
    • Size: Medium, 10-13 mm.
    • Average Length: 13 mm
    • Body Type: Apiform
    • Coloring: blue, black
    • Pattern: stripes
    • Sociality: Unknown
    • Wings: unknown
    • Eyes: Hairy, compound eyes
    • Mandibles: Unknown
    • Sting: Stingless, pain: none, aggression: low
    • Tarsal Claws: Unknown
    • Abdomen: Bands, white on dark.
    • Antennae: medium
    • Hair: dense, branched hairs
    • Colorado Native: false
    Additional Notes: – Common Name: Blue-banded bee – Family: Apidae – Distribution: Australia – Pollination: Known to buzz-pollinate flowers – Appearance: Characteristic blue bands on the abdomen – Habitat: Prefers open woodlands, urban gardens – Behavior: Solitary, nests in burrows in the ground

    Identification Tips: unknown

    ID: 1355383

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