by Jeffrey S. Pippen | Back to Jeff's Miscellaneous Invertebrates Page | Jeff's Nature PagesFrom Greek meaning wood cutters, Xylocopa carpenter bees are large and are distinguished from bumblebees by having mostly hairless abdomens.
|Eastern Carpenter Bee (Xylocopa virginica)|
On dogbane in field in Orange Co., NC
29 Julu 2008
This species is common and widespread in eastern North America. It resembles a bumblebee but note the shiny, mostly hairless and mostly black abdomen.
Created on ... March 15, 2009 | firstname.lastname@example.org