Trichocolletes gelasinus

Meaning of name: Unknown.

Distribution: This bee has been found in coastal areas from north of Geraldton to Esperance.

Description: Approximately 14 millimetres long.

Notes: This male bee was found sleeping in the curled end of a deformed branch on a shrub. These photographs were taken in August.

References: Identification courtesy of Kit Prendergast (Forrest Scholar and PhD candidate, Curtin University).

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