Big and fuzzy

    This group is falls out into two categories of fuzzy bees: 1) big bumble bees and bumble bee-mimics and 2) smaller longhorn bees

    Bumble bees and lookalikes

    • large, almond-sized body
    • thorax often with black dot in center

    Smaller longhorn bees

    • smaller, orzo-sized body
    • females carry pollen in large bottlebrush scopae
    • males have very long antennae

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