Anthophora plumipes  (Pallas, 1772)
Main synonym = Apis acervorum    Linnaeus 1758
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Hymenoptera / Apidae
Hairy-footed flower bee    
Further Information:
"A solitary species, the hairy-footed flower bee does not live in large colonies. Digging cells in muddy ground, they stock each chamber with pollen and nectar as nutrition for larvae when they hatch. Females are a dark brown; males have much brighter colouration.
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