Carpenter Bee (Xylocopa varipuncta)

Order: Hymenoptera (hy-men-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Apidae
Genus: Xylocopa
Species: varipuncta

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Ceres, California
Mission Viejo, California
Mont Belvieu, Texas

Members' Notes:

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Positive

On Mar 6, 2011, Ravens444 from Mission Viejo, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

Males are large, hairy and golden. They are unable to sting. Females are black or brown.