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Small Bee - Megachile rotundata

Small Bee - Megachile rotundata
Claremont, Durham Region, Ontario, Canada
June 13, 2006
Size: 1/2 inch -
There were many of these small bees using our deck. They seemed to spend most of their time laying very still on the railing.

Moved

 
Thank you so much Dr. Ascher.
Thank you so much Dr. Ascher.
Naomi

Leafcutting bee (Megachile sp.)
Such an idleness could have something to do with a temperature a bit to cool for them.

 
Small Bee
Thanks Richard
Naomi

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