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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Family Megachilidae - Leafcutter, Mason, and Resin Bees, and allies


Megachilidae, leaf cell, opened Megachilidae, leaf cell Megachilidae, gall with leaf cell, opened Megachilidae, gall with leaf cell megachilid on gaillardia - male

some kind of sweat bee? small naches trail bee Hoplitis? Hoplitis? Hoplitis? Megachilidae - female Thin-ringed bee Thin-ringed bee Diadasia? Diadasia? Hylaeus? Anthophora? What made this mud nest? Leafcutter bee/mason bee nests?

More bee More bee More bee  Hard like resin Confirmation requested for Dianthidium sp.? nest on ocotillo bush