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Two-spotted Longhorn Bee
Two-spotted Longhorn Bee (Melissodes bimaculatus: Apidae) 1.1-1.5 cm (0.43-0.59 in) long including both sexes. The males are smaller than the females. The pink flower is pink evening primrose (Oenothera speciosa: Onagraceae).
Habitat
Post Oak Savannah vegetation area, open manicured park with scattered pecan and oak trees with two disjunct riparian woodlands plus Briar Creek at ca. 91 m (300 ft) elevation.
Location
Camelot Park, Bryan, Brazos County, Texas, USA.
Date taken
May 2023
Scientific name
Melissodes bimaculatus
Equipment used
Canon
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fantastic stop action shot, Stanley, heading right up to you, and a splendid setting too, love it, many tfs!!
 
A fabulous capture of this lovely bee, Stanley.
 
Interesting name for a bee. Well timed and focused flight action with amazing detail.
 

Media information

Category
Invertebrates
Added by
Stanley Jones
Date added
View count
169
Comment count
7

Image metadata

Device
Canon Canon EOS R5
Aperture
ƒ/11
Focal length
343.0 mm
Exposure time
1/1250 second(s)
ISO
4000
Filename
Two=spotted Longhorn Bee, Camelot Park, Bryan, Brazos County.jpg
File size
902.4 KB
Date taken
Mon, 22 May 2023 2:23 PM
Dimensions
1024px x 500px

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