MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A rare bee not seen in Wisconsin in more than a century has turned up in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. Three of the male bees were found in Lakewood, in Oconto County. 

U.S. Forest Service scientists found the bee in July while surveying pollinators as part of an inventory of native bees in the Great Lakes region. It's known commonly as a cuckoo bee, but its scientific name is a mouthful: Epeoloides pilosulus (EE'-pee-oh-loy-deez pil-OH'-syou-lus).

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