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Carpenter Bee

Carpenter bees are species in the genus Xylocopa of the subfamily Xylocopinae. The genus includes some 500 species in 31 subgenera.[1] The common name "car...
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Carpenter bees are species in the genus Xylocopa of the subfamily Xylocopinae. The genus includes some 500 species in 31 subgenera.[1] The common name "carpenter bee" derives from their nesting behavior; nearly all species burrow into hard plant material such as dead wood or bamboo. The main exceptions are species in the subgenus Proxylocopa; they dig nesting tunnels in suitable soil.
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Alwolfe June 23, 2018
Now that’s what I would call a bug!
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chrismercerimages June 26, 2018
I love the colors and composition. I do not know what type of insect that is but it looks moderately scary.

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