Intersex Bombus bimaculatus, gyn, back2, washington, oh

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Detailed Description

As happens rarely in bees, this bee exhibits both characters of males and females, with bilateral asymmetry. Found by MaLisa Spring in Marietta, Ohio as part of her studies of the bees or the region, which in addition to this species discovered several new state records and rare bees. Canon Mark II 5D, Zerene Stacker, Stackshot Sled, 65mm Canon 100mm macro lens, Twin Macro Flash in Styrofoam Cooler, F5.0, ISO 100, Shutter Speed 200, link to a .pdf of our set up is located in our profile

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