Pruinose Squash Bee

The Pruinose Squash Bee (Peponapis pruinosa) is a longhorned bee in the family Apidae, found in the San Francisco Bay Area.

This species is common throughout garden sites in California wherever squash and gourds have been planted.

Its flight season is from June to September, with peak flight activity from June to August.

Pruinose squash bees are solitary bees that nest in the ground, usually in flat, bare ground

Pruinose Squash Bee

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