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Thyreus Nitidulus - Neon Cuckoo Bee Location is Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. Alongside a stream and paddy fields.<br />
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Location is Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. Alongside a stream and paddy fields.<br />
http://www.jungledragon.com/image/38052/thyreus_nitidulus_-_neon_cuckoo_bee.html<br />
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Thyreus Nitidulus - Neon Cuckoo Bee

Location is Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. Alongside a stream and paddy fields.

Thyreus Nitidulus - Neon Cuckoo Bee As the name suggests, this bee prefers to unload its offspring in another bee’s nest. The target is the blue banded bee, Amegilla species.<br />
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Location is Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. Alongside a stream and paddy fields.<br />
http://www.jungledragon.com/image/38052/thyreus_nitidulus_-_neon_cuckoo_bee.html<br />
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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 Vodkaman
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By Vodkaman

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Uploaded Apr 22, 2016. Captured Jul 8, 2013 09:16.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/11.0
  • 1/250s
  • ISO400
  • 105mm