Heather Cellophane Bee

  • Name: Colletes succinctus
  • Rank: species
  • Parent ID: 127741
  • Colletes succinctus, the common colletes or heather colletes, is a species of Palearctic mining bee from the family Colletidae. It is part of the succintus species group within the genus Colletes and is especially closely related to the ivy bee (Colletes hederae) and the sea aster mining bee (Colletes halophilus) with are partially sympatric with C. succintus but ecologically separate.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colletes_succinctus

    ID: 127791