Quick Bee ID

NATIONAL BUTTERFLY CENTER
 Picture  Index for Bee Guide

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American Bumble Bee (Bombus pensylvanicus)

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Black-footed oil-digger bigger (Centris atripes)

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Shining oil-digger bee (Centris nitida)

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California digger bee (Anthophora californica)

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Frisky Svastra (Svastra petulca) (male)

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Male Capistrata Digger Bee (Anthophora capistrata)

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Female Capistrata Digger Bee (Anthophora capistrata)

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Ochraceous chimney bee (Diadasia ochracea)

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Tropical Diadasia chimney bee

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Diadasia rinconis chimney bee (male)

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Globe mallow bee (Diadasia diminuta)

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Aztec cuckoo leafcutter bee (Coelioxys azteca)

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Slosson's cuckoo leafcutter bee (Coelioxys slossoni arenicola)

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Slosson's cuckoo leafcutter bee (Coelioxys slossoni arenicola)

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Coelioxys edita cuckoo leafcutter bee

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Texas cuckoo leafcutter bee (Coelioxys texanus) (female)

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Texas cuckoo leafcutter bee (Coelioxys texanus) (male)

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Dwarf Epeolus cuckoo bee (Epeolus pusillus)

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Spring Triepeolus (Triepeolus vernus)

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Triepeolus rufoclypeus cuckoo bee (Triepeolus rufoclypeus)

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Texas nomad bee (Nomada texana) (female)

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Crooked-legged bee (Ancyloscelis apiformis)

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Crooked-legged bees (Ancyloscelis apiformis)

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Melitoma marginella chimney bee (Melitoma marginella)

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Melitoma marginella chimney bee (Melitoma marginella)

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Birkmann's cellophane bee (Colletes birkmanni)

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Swenk's Cellophane Bee (Colletes swenki)

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Texas cellophane bee (Colletes texanus)

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Four-banded Nomia bee (Nomia tetrazonata uvaldensis)

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Wilmatte's long-horned bee (Tetraloniella wilmattae, aka Eucera wilmattae)

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Compact Anthophorula (Anthophorula compactula)

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Tepanec long-horned bee (male) (Melissodes tepaneca)

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Florilegus condignus long-horned bee (male)

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Tepanec long-horned bee (female) (Melissodes tepaneca)

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Mournful long-horned bee (Melissodes tristis) (female)

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Melissodes opuntiellus long-horned bee

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Frisky Svastra (Svastra petulca (female)

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Florilegus condignus long-horned bee (female)

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Melissoptila otomita long-horned bee (male)(Melissoptila otomita)

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Melissoptila otomita long-horned bee (female) (Melissoptila otomita)

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Ringed Exomalopsis (Exomalopsis anilis)

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Similar Exomalopsis (Exomalopsis similis) (female)

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Similar Exomalopsis (Exomalopsis similis) (male)

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Honey-footed Exomalopsis (Exomalopsis mellipes)

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Snow's Exomalopsis (Exomalopsi snowi)

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Solanum exomalopsis (Exomalopsis solanum) (female)

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Birkmann's Exomalopsis (Exomalopsis birkmanni) (female)

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Diadasia rinconis chimney bee (female)

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Western honey bee (Apis mellifera)

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Western honey bees on beehive (Apis mellifera)

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