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  • Nesting: In cavities or burrows in soils or rock crevices.
  • Pollen Carrying Method: Scopa (Pollen Brushes)
  • Foraging: Unknown
  • Size: Small, 12-14 mm.
  • Average Length: 12 mm
  • Body Type: Andreniform
  • Coloring: unknown
  • Pattern: stripes
  • Sociality: Solitary
  • Wings: Transparent with veins
  • Eyes: Large, compound eyes
  • Mandibles: Unknown
  • Sting: Sting, pain: moderate, aggression: low
  • Tarsal Claws: Bifid with inner tooth
  • Abdomen: Dense, tawny hair.
  • Antennae: medium
  • Hair: unknown
  • Colorado Native: true
Additional Notes: Unknown

Identification Tips: Medium-sized, robust bee. Distinct black and white pattern on abdomen. Dense, long hair on thorax. Males: conspicuous white facial markings, often with elongated antennae. Females: scopa (pollen-carrying hairs) on hind legs. Often found in open, sandy areas.

(Anthophora wartmanni)

  • Name: Anthophora wartmanni
  • Rank: species
  • ID: 650320

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