protosmia Rubifloris 

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This intriguing looking little bee with outsized mouthparts is the only member of its genus in North America. The females have a long projection on their clypeus (bee lingo for "nose") that is almost elephant-esque. This species is only found in the west from Washington State to Mexico. It is the only member of its genus in North America.