On Aug 8, 2006, Hyblaean from Niles, IL (Zone 5b) wrote:
by Patrick Coin -Additional contributions by Lynette
Circa 13 mm
A very dark Megachile, resembles a Carpenter Bee, Xylocopa, especially such blue-black species as Xylocopa micans.
Southeastern United States, esp. coastal plain, and west to southwestern deserts.
March-November (Florida). May-September (North Carolina)