Centris decolorata Lepeletier
Largest centris species 16-20mm long
- Abdomen is greenish and the thorax is covered with hairs that are beige and paler on the sides
- Similar to females but the abdomen is less obviously greenish and there are short yellow stripes on the side of segments 2-5.
For more details see Phylogeny of the World Anthophorini (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Apidae) by ANDREAS DUBITZKY, in Systematic Entomology,
Volume 32, Issue 4, pages 585–600