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Megachile xylocopoides (Carpenter-mimic Leaf-cutter Bee)
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Carpenter-mimic Leaf-cutter Bee
Megachile xylocopoides
Location: Yazoo County, MS
Photo Date: 10/20/2013
ID Confidence: 85