This is a common, distinctive goldenrod specialist.

 Identification: All yellow, with long hairs.

Similar Species: Compare Goldenrod Cellophane Bee (Colletes solidaginis).

Known or Suspected Parasites: Neighborly Nomad (Nomada vicina)

Global Status: Not Ranked

Vermont Status: Not Ranked

 

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Distribution: To see the global distribution, check out the iNaturalist account, and toggle the GBIF layer on the map.