This piece was C of my A-Z if Bees Series....
Carpenter Bee from Asia 💙
Oil, acrylic and spray paint on canvas, 5x5 inches.
Latin: Xylocopa caerulea
Location: This species is widely distributed in Southeast Asia, India and Southern China. 
Characteristics: Large species, reaching an average size of 23 millimetres (0.91 in). The thorax region of these insects are covered with light blue hairs, giving it a striking blue colour. The sides of the abdomen and first abdominal segments are also covered by similar, albeit a finer and thinner coat of blue hairs
Endangered status: Least Concern .

Carpenter Bee (A-Z Series)


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