This is a rare Holly (Ilex) specialist not yet confirmed from VT.

Identification: Medium-large with short hair and white abdominal bands, this species is best separated from other Cellophane bees by the associated flower.

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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.