Anthophora montana, M, Back, Larimer Co, CO

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Detailed Description

Now the back of the previous specimen, note the strong white/cream bands on the abdomen, one related group of Anthophora have these integument bands while the other species the integument is entirely black....tricky to photograph as it quickly burns the detail in the white.Note the tattered wings...this male was getting old...This bee was collected as part of a survey of Rocky Mountain National Park. Photographed by Amber Reese.Canon Mark II 5D, Zerene Stacker, 65mm Canon MP-E 1-5X macro lens, Twin Macro Flash, F5.0, ISO 100, Shutter Speed 200, link to a .pdf of our set up is located in our profile


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