Identification: Medium-large. Possible to identify from photos based on a large mound on the top of the head (between the 3 ocelii). Southern populations have extensive red, but in VT overall color similar to many other Blood Bees. Males all black.

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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.