Trichocolletes leucogenys

Meaning of name: Unknown.

Distribution: This bee has been found in the southwest of Western Australia from north of Geraldton to Esperance.

Description: Approximately 12 millimetres long.

Notes: These male bees were found attending the flowers of Hardenbergia comptoniana. These photographs were taken in September.

Associations: Hardenbergia comptoniana

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

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