Insect and Bug ID forum: Bee with blue wings

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Name: Melanie
Lutz, Florida (Zone 9b)
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mellielong
Sep 4, 2015 3:18 PM CST
I saw this guy clutching my porterweed and thought he might be dead. But when I moved in for a side view, he flew away. I just thought it was really pretty and wondered what kind it was. I can't recall seeing one like this before in my yard.

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Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
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JRsbugs
Sep 4, 2015 6:13 PM CST
Carpenter-mimic Leafcutter - Megachile xylocopoides maybe.

http://bugguide.net/node/view/...

http://www.discoverlife.org/mp...

Love the wings!
Surprisingly GREEN Pittsburgh (Zone 6a)
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crittergarden
Sep 5, 2015 7:19 AM CST
Hurray! Thank You!
SHOW ME YOUR CRITTERS! I have a critter page over at Cubits. http://cubits.org/crittergarde...
Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
Charter ATP Member Organic Gardener Garden Photography Bee Lover Dragonflies Cat Lover
Butterflies Birds Plant Identifier I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Spiders!
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JRsbugs
Sep 5, 2015 7:48 AM CST
I tip my hat to you.
Name: Melanie
Lutz, Florida (Zone 9b)
Butterflies Enjoys or suffers hot summers Hummingbirder Birds Bee Lover Bookworm
Region: Florida Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Bromeliad Native Plants and Wildflowers Plant Identifier Salvias
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mellielong
Sep 5, 2015 11:28 AM CST
Thanks again, Janet. The bee thread was very interested in knowing what this guy was so you made a whole thread happy! Thumbs up
Surprisingly GREEN Pittsburgh (Zone 6a)
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Dog Lover Birds Plant and/or Seed Trader Bulbs Echinacea Irises
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crittergarden
Sep 5, 2015 11:43 AM CST
yes you did!
SHOW ME YOUR CRITTERS! I have a critter page over at Cubits. http://cubits.org/crittergarde...
Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
Charter ATP Member Organic Gardener Garden Photography Bee Lover Dragonflies Cat Lover
Butterflies Birds Plant Identifier I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Spiders!
Image
JRsbugs
Sep 5, 2015 12:13 PM CST
With one fell swoop huh? Hilarious!
Surprisingly GREEN Pittsburgh (Zone 6a)
Rabbit Keeper Bee Lover Cat Lover Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Butterflies Hummingbirder
Dog Lover Birds Plant and/or Seed Trader Bulbs Echinacea Irises
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crittergarden
Sep 5, 2015 12:18 PM CST
Or a swell foop!
SHOW ME YOUR CRITTERS! I have a critter page over at Cubits. http://cubits.org/crittergarde...

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