Centris haemorrhoidalis Fabricius

Centris haemorrhoidalis (Fabricius)

Centris haemorrhoidalis female face

Centris haemorrhoidalis female face

Centris haemorrhoidalis female abdomen

Centris haemorrhoidalis female abdomen

 

C. haemorrhoidalis female

Centris haemorrhoidalis female, side view. Picture by Sam Droege USGS BIML

(short description from:Island: Fact And Theory in Nature by James D. Lazell, book excerpts available on google books)

  • Robust species 15mm long
  • Metallic steel blue abdomen and the last several segments, a contrasting red
  • Pilosity: black fine hairs
  • Face has some white
  • Male have a white spot on either side of the second abdominal segment

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