Eucera rosae, F, Face ammonia, MD, St Mary's County

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Experiment...this specimne was placed in a humidor with household ammonia to darken the eyes...you can compare to the previous pictures...it worked to some extent, but by no means repaired the lightened areas....Eucera rosae a rather uncommon spring bee in same group as the more abundant Melissodes species. This one came from the Saint Mary's City area of Southern Maryland collected by Elaine Szymkowiak. Photograph by Brooke AlexanderCanon 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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Image Dimensions: 3096 x 2193

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