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Black Nomia Bee - Nomia sp.

Family Halictidae, Nomiinae 

This page contains pictures and information about Black Nomia Bees that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia. 
Body length 12mm
We recognized this Black Nomia Bee by the forewings vine pattern. The 1st and 3rd sub-marginal cells equal in length, with much shorter 2nd sub-marginal cell.
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There are the vertical white strips on thorax. 
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We found this bee on Daisy Hills near Buhot Creek on Nov 2010. 

1. Insects of Australia, CSIRO, Division of Entomology, Melbourne University Press, 2nd Edition 1991, pp 995.
2. Northern Territory Insects, A Comprehensive Guide CD - Graham Brown, 2009. 

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Last updated: June 16, 2012.