Southern Carpenter Bee (Xylocopa micans)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Southern Carpenter Bee (Xylocopa micans)

build nests in twigs. The purplish hue is a key element to the identification of this species.

Learn: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/IN/IN25700.pdf

Shown on Florida Native Plant: Bidens alba

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