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Thyreus Nitidulus - Neon Cuckoo Bee As the name suggests, this bee prefers to unload its offspring in another bee&rsquo;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 />
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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.

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

Thyreus Nitidulus - Neon Cuckoo Bee Location is Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. Alongside a stream and paddy fields.<br />
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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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''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 27, 2012 09:18 in Jl. Lavender No.8, Ciwaruga, Parongpong, Kabupaten Bandung Barat, Jawa Barat, Indonesia.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/8.0
  • 1/400s
  • ISO400
  • 105mm