White-shouldered Red Bee
Ellura
Copper Metallic Bee
 
    
Copper Metallic Bee (Leioproctus clarki)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Colletid Bee (Bee: Colletidae)
Species: Copper Metallic Bee (Leioproctus clarki)

Thank you Dr Ken Walker for identifying this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), and elsewhere

Copyright © 2016- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 15-Mar-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.