Orchid Bee nest. (Occupied by single female only.) -
Killeen, Bell County, Texas, USA March 23, 2013 Size: 4.25x1.75 in
A female Green Orchid Bee had been making plugs for an old mud dauber's nest outside my front door for a while before she flew into my apt and got a little over-heated buzzing around one of my lamps. I put her on a paper plate with distilled water and honey to give her some re-cupe. She didn't like it. Searching for her online to find out what she would eat, I found this wonderful site and found out that thier nests are fairly rare...? Thot I'd share this with everyone. She seems to be feeling better now, and I named her Lindsay. It's random, I know, but that's how we roll around here in Central Texas.
Contributed by Ticsonator on 23 March, 2013 - 2:28pm Last updated 11 October, 2014 - 10:18am
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