Bees in this category are wasp-like: slender and angular, largely hairless, usually black integument with the possibility of red, yellow, or white markings. It can be challenging at first to separate wasps from bees in this group, so don’t worry if you’re confused.


tiny and dark

  • black with white or yellow markings on face

slender with a pointy abdomen

  • no pollen collecting hairs

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