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Neon cuckoo bee, Thyreus nitidulus sucking nectar on the Bachelor's Button flower, Gomphrena Globosa  Geotagged,Indonesia,Neon cuckoo bee,Spring,Thyreus nitidulus Click/tap to enlarge

Neon cuckoo bee, Thyreus nitidulus sucking nectar on the Bachelor's Button flower, Gomphrena Globosa

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  1. Excellent! Posted 5 months ago

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''Thyreus nitidulus'', commonly known as the neon cuckoo bee, is a parasitic bee of the genus ''Thyreus'', called cuckoo bees. It is a stocky bee, notable for its brilliant metallic blue- and black-banded colors.

Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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Uploaded Nov 12, 2020. Captured Nov 3, 2020 09:57 in Jl. Palasari, Sundawenang, Kec. Parung Kuda, Sukabumi Regency, Jawa Barat 43357, Indonesia.
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
  • f/16.0
  • 1/197s
  • ISO800
  • 100mm