This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:
Deer, Arkansas Fayetteville, Arkansas Colorado Springs, Colorado Cocoa, Florida Saint Cloud, Florida Wekiva Springs, Florida West Palm Beach, Florida Benton, Kentucky Hebron, Kentucky Detroit, Michigan Fruit Hill, Ohio North Royalton, Ohio Fredericksburg, Texas
On Jun 23, 2007, alddesigns from Saint Cloud, FL wrote:
Pretty, and not aggressive at all. My two year old daughter sat on their hole and they just buzzed around until she moved. If it had been yellow jackets she would have been stung. They do seem to love echinaceas!
This bee flew up wifes pant leg and stung her 13 times in the upper thigh. Possibly protecting something, Just wanted to worn people they do bite/sting and apparently can bite muliple times.Howerver this coud be a mason green bee too ... not sure but they HURT ..