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What

Four-striped Digger Bee (Amegilla quadrifasciata)

Observer

vitanativa

Date

June 13, 2023 10:08 AM WEST
Digger Bees - Photo (c) Denis Doucet, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Denis Doucet
angelmm's ID: Digger Bees (Tribe Anthophorini)
Added on October 15, 2023
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What

Blue-banded and Allied Digger Bees (Genus Amegilla)

Observer

rafael_carbonell

Date

July 8, 2023 08:10 AM CEST

Description

Feeding on Centaurea jacea. Body length: 10,1 mm. Labrum 38/42,88 mm long, 43/42,88 mm wide; clypeus 41/42,88 mm long.

[Key to genus, MIchez et al 2023]
Antenna short extending very rarely beyond mesosoma.
Eyes normal or just slightly developed, their inner margins converging ventrally.
Forewing with three submarginal cells.
Basal vein generally long, two-thirds longer than anterior margin of second cubital cell.
Nervulus sometimes interfurcal, often postfurcal.
Tongue relatively long in relation to head, with last two segments of labial palpus much reduced.
Clypeus often bulging, protruding in relation to axis of eyes.
Body without yellow spots or bands other than on face, pronotal lobe and legs.
Metasoma black.
Marginal cell with tip pointed or rounded but always clearly distant from anterior margin of wing.
Nervulus most often pre- or interfurcal.
Third submarginal cell smaller than first two put together, second never extending as strongly under the first.
Species often smaller than 15 mm, without metallic reflection purple on wings.
Face without carina along inner margins of eyes, which converge towards clypeus.
First recurrent vein clearly prefurcal to the second transverse cubital vein.
Metasoma black.
Metasoma without metallic reflection, with long and/or dense dorsal hair cover, forming light or more strongly coloured bands, reaching its greatest width with terga 2 and 3.
Tergum 7 never folded ventrally under tergum 6.
Basitibial plate present as a half-disc shaped at the base of hind tibia.
Face with cuticle spotted with yellow.
Malar space vestigial or clearly shorter than third antennal segment.
First submarginal cell without small very short vein.
Marginal cell clearly shorter than distance between it and wing tip.
First submarginal cell smaller or equal to second one.
First recurrent vein ending towards middle of second submarginal cell.
Third transverse cubital vein ending clearly after middle of marginal cell.
Nervulus pre- or interfurcal.
Arolium absent.
Amegilla

[Key to subgenera, Brooks 1988]
Seven exposed metasomal terga; thirteen antennal segments, (males).
Apex of S8 narrowed, either bilobed or rounded such that sternum appears triangular from ventral or dorsal aspect.
Apex of S8 strongly bilobed.
Gonostylus present as a blister to an elongate appendage.
Apical margin of S5 entire; color of metasomal hair never metallic blue;
mainly an Ethiopian groups with a few Oriental species.
Apex of S7 laterally expanded normally, about as broad as long [feature not observed]
All metasomal terga with pale apical bands of hair.
Body length 8-14 mm.
Zebramegilla

[Ortiz-Sánchez & Jimenez 1991]
This key does not include some especies as "savignyi" (as magnilabris) and talaris.
Escapo [en parte] y espacio entre el clípeo y el margen interno del ojo de color blanco.
Especies menores, 9-12 mm.
Pilosidad en general cenicienta.
Labro más ancho que largo.
Esternitos con pilosidad [marron oscura] en el disco.
La pilosidad blanca ocupa, a lo sumo, el tercio proximal del metatarso.
La puntuación del labro es generalmente más densa y fuerte en la línea media y ápice
A. fasciata (F.)

Amegilla albigena - Photo (c) Henk Wallays, all rights reserved, uploaded by Henk Wallays
angelmm's ID: Amegilla albigena, a member of Blue-banded and Allied Digger Bees (Genus Amegilla)
Added on October 1, 2023
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Photos / Sounds

What

Four-striped Digger Bee (Amegilla quadrifasciata)

Observer

robinpayne14

Date

September 28, 2023 04:10 PM WEST

Description

The specimen as captured in a net, chilled, photographed and released near the point of capture. It was foraging on Salvia rosmarinus in full flower.

Four-striped Digger Bee - Photo (c) Miroslav Maric, all rights reserved, uploaded by Miroslav Maric
angelmm's ID: Four-striped Digger Bee (Amegilla quadrifasciata)
Added on October 1, 2023
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Amegilla albigena - Photo (c) Henk Wallays, all rights reserved, uploaded by Henk Wallays
angelmm's ID: Amegilla albigena, a member of Blue-banded and Allied Digger Bees (Genus Amegilla)
Added on September 15, 2023
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Photos / Sounds

Observer

oriololive

Date

September 10, 2023 07:22 PM CEST
Amegilla garrula - Photo (c) Johnnyrandom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Johnnyrandom
angelmm's ID: Amegilla garrula, a member of Blue-banded and Allied Digger Bees (Genus Amegilla)
Added on September 15, 2023
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Observer

byona

Date

August 28, 2023 12:22 PM CEST
Amegilla albigena - Photo (c) Henk Wallays, all rights reserved, uploaded by Henk Wallays
angelmm's ID: Amegilla albigena, a member of Blue-banded and Allied Digger Bees (Genus Amegilla)
Added on September 10, 2023
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Photos / Sounds

Observer

schang_hai

Date

June 13, 2023 07:12 PM CEST

Place

Spanien (Google, OSM)
Amegilla albigena - Photo (c) Henk Wallays, all rights reserved, uploaded by Henk Wallays
angelmm's ID: Amegilla albigena, a member of Blue-banded and Allied Digger Bees (Genus Amegilla)
Added on September 6, 2023
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Photos / Sounds

What

Four-striped Digger Bee (Amegilla quadrifasciata)

Observer

ahernansaez

Date

July 22, 2023 10:04 AM CEST

Description

202307 Can Soler

Four-striped Digger Bee - Photo (c) Miroslav Maric, all rights reserved, uploaded by Miroslav Maric
angelmm's ID: Four-striped Digger Bee (Amegilla quadrifasciata)
Added on September 6, 2023
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Photos / Sounds

Observer

opt117

Date

September 5, 2023 01:50 PM EEST
Amegilla albigena - Photo (c) Henk Wallays, all rights reserved, uploaded by Henk Wallays
angelmm's ID: Amegilla albigena, a member of Blue-banded and Allied Digger Bees (Genus Amegilla)
Added on September 6, 2023
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Photos / Sounds

Observer

emile_gigandet

Date

August 14, 2023 05:07 PM CEST
Amegilla albigena - Photo (c) Henk Wallays, all rights reserved, uploaded by Henk Wallays
angelmm's ID: Amegilla albigena, a member of Blue-banded and Allied Digger Bees (Genus Amegilla)
Added on August 15, 2023
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What

Four-striped Digger Bee (Amegilla quadrifasciata)

Observer

axelgosseries

Date

August 6, 2023
Four-striped Digger Bee - Photo (c) Miroslav Maric, all rights reserved, uploaded by Miroslav Maric
angelmm's ID: Four-striped Digger Bee (Amegilla quadrifasciata)
Added on August 8, 2023
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Photos / Sounds

Observer

xavimarco

Date

March 18, 2023 01:49 PM CET
Anthophora leucophaea - Photo (c) Chema Catarineu, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Chema Catarineu
angelmm's ID: Anthophora leucophaea, a member of Common Digger Bees (Genus Anthophora)
Added on August 6, 2023
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What

Blue-banded and Allied Digger Bees (Genus Amegilla)

Observer

gijsroaming

Date

July 31, 2023 03:03 PM CEST
Blue-banded and Allied Digger Bees - Photo (c) Kostas Zontanos, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Kostas Zontanos
angelmm's ID: Blue-banded and Allied Digger Bees (Genus Amegilla)
Added on August 2, 2023
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What

Leafcutter, Mortar, and Resin Bees (Genus Megachile)

Observer

silviupetrovan

Date

July 27, 2023 08:12 AM EEST
Mason, Leafcutter, Carder, and Resin Bees - Photo (c) sixlegs, all rights reserved, uploaded by sixlegs
angelmm's ID: Mason, Leafcutter, Carder, and Resin Bees (Family Megachilidae)
Added on August 2, 2023
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Photos / Sounds

Observer

umt

Date

July 21, 2023 10:20 AM CEST
Amegilla albigena - Photo (c) Henk Wallays, all rights reserved, uploaded by Henk Wallays
angelmm's ID: Amegilla albigena, a member of Blue-banded and Allied Digger Bees (Genus Amegilla)
Added on July 27, 2023
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Photos / Sounds

What

Four-striped Digger Bee (Amegilla quadrifasciata)

Observer

berzou

Date

July 3, 2023 10:18 AM CET
Four-striped Digger Bee - Photo (c) Miroslav Maric, all rights reserved, uploaded by Miroslav Maric
angelmm's ID: Four-striped Digger Bee (Amegilla quadrifasciata)
Added on July 10, 2023
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Photos / Sounds

Observer

emile_gigandet

Date

July 7, 2023 08:28 AM CEST
Amegilla garrula - Photo (c) Johnnyrandom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Johnnyrandom
angelmm's ID: Amegilla garrula, a member of Blue-banded and Allied Digger Bees (Genus Amegilla)
Added on July 9, 2023
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Photos / Sounds

What

Four-striped Digger Bee (Amegilla quadrifasciata)

Observer

umt

Date

June 16, 2023 01:40 PM CEST
Four-striped Digger Bee - Photo (c) Miroslav Maric, all rights reserved, uploaded by Miroslav Maric
angelmm's ID: Four-striped Digger Bee (Amegilla quadrifasciata)
Added on June 27, 2023
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Photos / Sounds

What

Apine Bees (Subfamily Apinae)

Date

Missing Date
Longhorn Bees - Photo (c) Valter Jacinto, all rights reserved, uploaded by Valter Jacinto
angelmm's ID: Longhorn Bees (Tribe Eucerini)
Added on June 14, 2023
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Photos / Sounds

Observer

jykernel

Date

June 13, 2023 01:22 PM CEST
Amegilla albigena - Photo (c) Henk Wallays, all rights reserved, uploaded by Henk Wallays
angelmm's ID: Amegilla albigena, a member of Blue-banded and Allied Digger Bees (Genus Amegilla)
Added on June 14, 2023
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Photos / Sounds

What

Downy Longhorn (Eucera lanuginosa)

Observer

helje

Date

March 23, 2023 03:02 PM WET

Place

Moya (Google, OSM)
Downy Longhorn - Photo (c) Frank Walther, all rights reserved, uploaded by Frank Walther
angelmm's ID: Downy Longhorn (Eucera lanuginosa)
Added on June 8, 2023
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What

European Orchard Bee (Osmia cornuta)

Observer

mario_vega

Date

March 21, 2023 09:47 AM CET
European Orchard Bee - Photo (c) Stefan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Stefan
angelmm's ID: European Orchard Bee (Osmia cornuta)
Added on June 5, 2023
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What

Mining Bees (Genus Andrena)

Observer

bixaurin

Date

June 4, 2023 05:47 PM CEST
Mining Bees - Photo (c) Max McCarthy, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Max McCarthy
angelmm's ID: Mining Bees (Genus Andrena)
Added on June 5, 2023
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Photos / Sounds

What

Downy Longhorn (Eucera lanuginosa)

Observer

helje

Date

March 23, 2023 03:02 PM WET

Place

Moya (Google, OSM)
Longhorn Bees - Photo (c) Valter Jacinto, all rights reserved, uploaded by Valter Jacinto
angelmm's ID: Longhorn Bees (Tribe Eucerini)
Added on June 5, 2023
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Photos / Sounds

Observer

blaz12

Date

July 27, 2021 11:55 AM CEST
Blue-banded and Allied Digger Bees - Photo (c) Kostas Zontanos, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Kostas Zontanos
angelmm's ID: Blue-banded and Allied Digger Bees (Genus Amegilla)
Added on June 5, 2023
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Photos / Sounds

Observer

thanos_boulas

Date

June 2023

Place

Private
Amegilla albigena - Photo (c) Henk Wallays, all rights reserved, uploaded by Henk Wallays
angelmm's ID: Amegilla albigena, a member of Blue-banded and Allied Digger Bees (Genus Amegilla)
Added on June 5, 2023
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Photos / Sounds

Date

May 20, 2023 12:44 PM CEST
Mining Bees - Photo (c) Max McCarthy, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Max McCarthy
angelmm's ID: Mining Bees (Genus Andrena)
Added on May 31, 2023
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What

Western Honey Bee (Apis mellifera)

Observer

lupoli_roland

Date

May 9, 2023 11:08 PM +01
Western Honey Bee - Photo (c) Georges-Alexandre Cotnoir, all rights reserved, uploaded by Georges-Alexandre Cotnoir
angelmm's ID: Western Honey Bee (Apis mellifera)
Added on May 31, 2023
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Observer

tarmand

Date

May 2023
Eucera - Photo (c) Valter Jacinto, all rights reserved, uploaded by Valter Jacinto
angelmm's ID: Genus Eucera, a member of Longhorn Bees (Tribe Eucerini)
Added on May 31, 2023
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What

Pubescent Carpenter Bee (Xylocopa pubescens)

Observer

leeroyhamilton96

Date

May 22, 2023 04:17 PM +01
Pubescent Carpenter Bee - Photo (c) identigy, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by identigy
angelmm's ID: Pubescent Carpenter Bee (Xylocopa pubescens)
Added on May 31, 2023
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