Occurrence Status: Confirmed
Identification: Probably indistinguishable from O. taurus in the field, combined these two are distinctive, with their rusty orange hair.
Distribution: This species was first collected in 2015. It is now widely distributed, at least in the warmer parts of Vermont.
USDA info sheet
Check out the map below to see where Hornfaced Bees have been seen in Vermont.
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