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Bee In Soil

Observed: 30th January 2012 By: Thothian
Bee In Soil

Dug up several of these bees at a depth of 150mm whilst creating a new flower bed. Length of bee 15mm.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


chrisbrooks's picture

ID Comment

If correct, it's also known as the Ashy Mining Bee.

Ed_P's picture

Woken up Early!

You've woken them up early! If they are A. cineraria, they don't usually start emerging until March/April (I think). I assume that without their prefered flower type being available, they won't be able to survive.

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Looks Like A Trip to Local Florist Chris :-) LOL

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