Central Australia Native BeesMegachile aurifrons (Golden-browed Resin Bee)

Megachile aurifrons (Golden-browed Resin Bee) possibly feeding on the flowering Crotalaria eremaea subsp strehlowii. The leaves of this plant are almost hairless and no side leaflets, unlike C. eremaea subsp eremaea which is hairy with triple leaflets.

The following photos were taken along the Maryvale Road, south of Alice Springs in Central Australia.

Megachile aurifrons (Golden-browed Resin Bee), Maryvale Road, Central Australia NT
Megachile aurifrons (Golden-browed Resin Bee), Maryvale Road, Central Australia © Dorothy Latimer
Megachile aurifrons (Golden-browed Resin Bee), Maryvale Road, Central Australia NT
Megachile aurifrons (Golden-browed Resin Bee), Maryvale Road, Central Australia © Dorothy Latimer
Megachile aurifrons (Golden-browed Resin Bee), Maryvale Road, Central Australia NT
Megachile aurifrons (Golden-browed Resin Bee), Maryvale Road, Central Australia © Dorothy Latimer
Megachile aurifrons (Golden-browed Resin Bee), Maryvale Road, Central Australia NT
Megachile aurifrons (Golden-browed Resin Bee), Maryvale Road, Central Australia © Dorothy Latimer
Megachile aurifrons (Golden-browed Resin Bee), Maryvale Road, Central Australia NT
Megachile aurifrons (Golden-browed Resin Bee), Maryvale Road, Central Australia © Dorothy Latimer

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Central Australia Native BeesMegachile aurifrons (Golden-browed Resin Bee)

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