Brown-mullet Bee
Female, ventral
Ellura
Xmas-bauble Bee
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Xmas-bauble Bee (Leioproctus sp ES02)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Ant Bee Wasps (Hymenoptera)
Family: Colletid Bee (Bee: Colletidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Xmas-bauble Bee (Leioproctus sp ES02)
This Photo:     🔍Dorsal🔎

Thank you Dr John Ascher for identifying this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~9mm

Copyright © 2021-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 22-Dec-2021
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.