Bees - BarbaraRibble
P128CoelioxysDolichosParasiticMegachilid664
Aug. 30, 2013  2:11 p.m.  P1280664
This is a parasitic Megachilid, Coelioxys dolichos, and lays its eggs in the nests of other Megachilid bees where pollen has been already stored.  Looks odd with no pollen sac!  Seen at 2601 on Eupatorium odoratum.  (Now Chroolaena odorata--Crucita.)

P128CoelioxysDolichosParasiticMegachilid664
Aug. 30, 2013 2:11 p.m. P1280664
This is a parasitic Megachilid, Coelioxys dolichos, and lays its eggs in the nests of other Megachilid bees where pollen has been already stored. Looks odd with no pollen sac! Seen at 2601 on Eupatorium odoratum. (Now Chroolaena odorata--Crucita.)