European wool carder bee (315/2613)

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This wool carder bee remained frozen still, using its jaws to clamp on to a flower during a passing shower of rain.

Scientific name
Anthidium manicatum
Common names
European wool carder bee, wool carder bee
Waikato, New Zealand
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