Xylocopa augusti

Female specimen foraging a geranium (Pelargonium hortorum)

• Carpenter bee
• Abeja carpintera / Mangangá (Uruguay)

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Suborder:Apocrita
Superfamily:Apoidea
Family:Apidae
Subfamily:Xylocopinae
Tribe:Xylocopini
Genus:Xylocopa
Species:X. augusti

Salinas, Canelones, Uruguay

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