White-legged Masked Bee
Male? Ventral
Ellura
Copper Metallic Bee
 
                      
Copper Metallic Bee (Leioproctus clarki)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)     iNaturalist Observation
Order: Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Colletid Bee (Bee: Colletidae)
Species: Copper Metallic Bee (Leioproctus clarki)
This Photo:     

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 © 2016-2021 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.