Sighting

Jenny Thynne 17 Dec 2013

Australian native bee - Amegilla asserta

0 votes
0 favourites
1
1
0
Sighted 21 Nov 2013
61 Turton Street, Sunnybank QLD 4109, Australia

Projects

Identifications

  • Ken Walker 17 December 2013
    Amegilla Zonamegilla asserta
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Hymenoptera: Apidae: Amegilla Zonamegilla: asserta
    Common Names: Bees, Apids, Blue-banded bee
    0 votes
    0

Notes

  • Jenny Thynne 17 December 2013
    Tagged With bee
    Jenny Thynne says

    This Amegilla species has much paler fur on the thorax than our usual Amegilla cingulata bees, and the blue stripes were also paler. It's feeding on one of our basil plants, a great favourite with the Amegillas.

    0 votes
    0