This is primarily a northern species, most common in the colder parts of VT.

Identification: Females have black or orange scopal hair and pale hairs on T1 and T2 only.

Similar Species: Small-handed Leafcutter (Megachile gemula)

Global Status: Secure

Vermont Status: Not Ranked


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