Location: Guyana, Wakenaam Island, Essequibo River
February 9, 2011 5:16 pm
Here it something that died in the window screen. I set it on a coconut and took this photo. Is it some kind of bee?
Signature: G. Fischer
Dear G. Fischer,
We requested assistance from Eric Eaton with this identification and here is his response: “Daniel: Yes, one of the orchid bees in the Euglossini tribe, or a closely-allied tribe. Eric“
Update courtesy of John Ascher
April 22, 2012
parasitic orchid bee genus Exaerete.