Need ID of tiny bee

vall3fam(9 CentralCA)June 9, 2013

I've been noticing these tiny bee-type insects in my garden. This one is on a zinnia about the size of a fifty cent piece.

The picture is super close-up, so the actual bee is about the size or smaller than a pencil eraser.

Just wondering what they are, they are sure busy bees!


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jean001a(Portland OR 7b)

Perhaps a native bee?

    Bookmark   July 25, 2013 at 2:02AM
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