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Bees and Digger Wasps

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A Digger Wasp [1], Jigabachi, or Ammophila sabulosa <Sphecidae>. photo: 08/1999, Yamagata, Japan. Unidentified Honeybee <Apidae>. photo: 09/2001, Gavarnie, France.
Bombus hypocrita [1], or Oo Maru Hanabachi <Apidae>. photo: 05/2002, Nagano, Japan.

Unidentified <Apidae>. photo: 09/2002, Tembelin, Malaysia.
A Bumblebee [1], Ko Maru Hanabachi or Bombus ardens <Apidae>. photo: 05/2003, Tokyo, Japan. A Bumblebee [2], Oo Maru Hanabachi or Bombus hypocrita <Apidae>. photo: 05/2003, Nagano, Japan.

A Bumblebee (M) [2][3], Ko Maru Hana-Bachi or Bombus ardens <Apidae>. photo: 05/2003, Tokyo, Japan. Honeybee [1], Mitsubachi or Apis cerana <Apidae>. photo: 04/2004, Hiroshima, Japan. Unidentified Bee <Apidae>. photo: 08/2004, Overbridge, Suriname.

Unidentified Bee. photo: 08/2004, Brownsberg, Suriname. An Orchid Bee or Shita Bachi <Apidae>. photo: 08/2004, Brownsberg, Suriname. Tetralonia nipponensis [1][2], or Nippon Higenaga Hanabachi <Apidae>. photo: 04/2005, Tokyo, Japan.

A Nomad Bee [1][2], Nomada sp. or Yadori Hana-Bachi <Apidae - Nomadinae>. photo: 05/2005, Tokyo, Japan. A Digger Wasp, Tsuchisugari or Cerceris hortivaga. photo: 05/2005, Tokyo, Japan. Tetralonia nipponensis [3][4][5], or Nippon Higenaga Hanabachi <Apidae>. photo: 05/2005, Tokyo, Japan.

A Carpenter Bee [1][2][3], Xylocopa appendiculata or Kuma Bachi. <Apidae - Xylocopinae>. photo: 05/2005, Tokyo, Japan. Unidentified <Sphecidae>. photo: 05/2005, Tokyo, Japan. Japanese Honeybee, Nihon Mitsubachi or Apis cerana japonica <Apidae>. photo: 06/2005, Nagano, Japan.

A Digger Wasp, Chalybion japonicum (Sceliphron inflexum), or Ruri Jiga-bachi. <Apoidea - Sphecidae>. photo: 07/2005, Nagano, Japan. A Leafcutter Bee, Anthidium septemspinosum, or Tomon Hana-bachi. <Apoidea - Megachilidae>. photo: 07/2005, Nagano, Japan. Unidentified Digger Wasp [1][2]. photo: 08/2005, Rundu, Namibia.

A Mining Bee, Andrena sp. or (a species of) Hime Hana-Bachi. <Apoidea - Andrenidae>. photo: 03/2006, Tokyo, Japan. A Carpenter Bee, Ceratina japonica or Yamato Tsuya Hana-Bachi. <Apoidea - Apidae>. photo: 03/2006, Tokyo, Japan. A Carpenter Bee [4], Xylocopa appendiculata or Kuma Bachi. <Apidae - Xylocopinae>. photo: 05/2006, Kumamoto, Japan.

A Nomad Bee [3], Nomada sp. or Yadori Hana-Bachi <Apidae - Nomadinae>. photo: 05/2005, Tokyo, Japan. An Unidentified Bee, -, or - <->. photo: 05/2007, Ehime, Japan. A Carpenter Bee [5][6], Xylocopa appendiculata or Kuma Bachi. <Apidae - Xylocopinae>. photo: 05/2005, Ehime, Japan.

A Digger Wasp [2], Jigabachi, or Ammophila sabulosa <Sphecidae>. photo: 05/2007, Ehime, Japan. An Unidentified Bee, -, or - <->. photo: 09/2007, Paris, France. A Nomad Bee [4], Nomada sp. or Yadori Hana-Bachi <Apidae - Nomadinae>. photo: 05/2009, Tokyo, Japan.

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