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Xylocopa augusti | by Gabriel Paladino Photography
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Xylocopa augusti

Female specimen foraging a geranium (Pelargonium hortorum)

 

• Carpenter bee

• Abeja carpintera / Mangangá (Uruguay)

 

Scientific classification

Kingdom:Animalia

Phylum:Arthropoda

Class:Insecta

Order:Hymenoptera

Suborder:Apocrita

Superfamily:Apoidea

Family:Apidae

Subfamily:Xylocopinae

Tribe:Xylocopini

Genus:Xylocopa

Species:X. augusti

 

Salinas, Canelones, Uruguay

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Taken on October 27, 2018