Green Leioproctus Bee
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Large Black Bee - Braunsapis sp.

Family Anthophoridae

This page contains pictures and information about Black Bees that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia. 
Body length 10mm
This bee is medium in size and shiny black in colour. 
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The forewing vine has only r and 1m closed.
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We found this bee on Sep 2010 in Karawatha Forest. 

1. Insects of Australia, CSIRO, Division of Entomology, Melbourne University Press, 2nd Edition 1991, pp 995.

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Last updated: June 17, 2012.