White-banded Digger Bee Amegilla quadrifasciata

White-banded Digger Bee (Digby)
White-banded Digger Bee
Amegilla quadrifasciata
Amegilla quadrifasciata
The White-banded Digger Bee is resident in much of Europe and North Africa and across temperate Asia, this one on Tenerife.
The banded bees were previously in the Anthophora genus but have been moved to the Amegilla genus.
White-banded Digger Bee face The long tongue
White-banded Digger Bee face The white face
White-banded Digger Bee male face The ashy white thorax
Amegilla quadrifasciata face Face

Canary (Islands) Blue-banded Bee Amegilla canifrons

Canary Blue-banded Bee
Canary Blue-banded Bee Bee
Canary Blue-banded Bee Bee
Canary Blue-banded Bee Bee
Like the White-banded Digger Bee, but with russet thorax, the Canary (Islands) Blue-banded Bee is endemic to the Canary Islands (these on Tenerife).