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Bee ID Request - Osmia - male

Bee ID Request - Osmia - Male
Herring Run Watershed, Baltimore City County, Maryland, USA
April 20, 2010
Observed on Glechoma hederacea.

Moved from ID Request.

Osmia male

the size of a honeybee, perhaps slightly smaller? He was foraging that patch of Ground Ivy with many Honeybees but their flight patterns are very different -- the male Osmia's being much more skittish and direct. It was that which brought my attention to him.

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