Plasterer bee

Lord VetinariLord Vetinari SmugbugPosts: 15,451Registered Users Major grins
edited July 13, 2015 in Holy Macro
Colletes sp. bee feeding on ox-eye daisy.
Explanation of name from Wiki - "The Colletidae are a family of bees, and are often referred to collectively as plasterer bees or polyester bees, due to the method of smoothing the walls of their nest cells with secretions applied with their mouthparts; these secretions dry into a cellophane-like lining."
Brian V.





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