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Subject: Sweat Bee/Hover Fly
Location: Linn Co., Oregon
October 18, 2016 11:06 pm
These photos were taken near the end of July on Browder Ridge, Oregon. I would appreciate an
Signature: D. Gudehus


Probably Wool Bee

Dear D. Gudehus,
We do not recognize this pretty and distinctive Bee.  We are posting it as unidentified and perhaps we will be able to research its identity when we return to the office.  We are leaving for the airport in two hours.  Perhaps one of our readers will write in with an identification.  It does not appear to be on Common Bee Pollinators of Oregon Crops.


Probably Wool Carder Bee

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Linn County, Oregon

3 Responses to Probably Wool Carder Bee from Oregon

  1. Sam says:

    Perhaps a leafcutter bee in the genus Dianthidium?

  2. Curious Girl says:

    I think it looks like a form of Anthidium Wool Carder Bee, such as Utah Wool-carder Bee (Anthidium utahense):



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