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Unknown bee  - Megachile

Unknown bee - Megachile
Center Twp, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA
July 31, 2014
Mystery of where they were coming from is solved!
I had brought inside an old paper wasp nest that had some cells covered with green leaves. It had overwintered outside on the porch, so I thought the cells were not going to emerge. Brought the nest inside around June? A few more have emerged. You can see the holes where the leaf-cutter bees have emerged from.

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wow what
clever little guys!

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