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A leaf cutter bee (Anthidium manicatum, Megachilidae) foraging on lamb's ear (Stachys byzantina, Lamiaceae). This is a European species that has apparently been introduced into the western Hemisphere, where it is now found from North America down through much of South America. Taxonomy and distribution info provided by Gary Parsons. During a Lilly Teaching Fellows retreat. Detroit, MI. August 17, 2002.


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