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Yellow-legged Mining Bee

Observed: 29th March 2012 By: jeremyrjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

There's over 150 yards of this 'Bee Bank', which I now think purpose-built. Stacked logs heaped with earth enclosing horseshoe area of 'meadow' with an unusual variety of native flowers. Many of the protruding log ends have been drilled with 5-6mm holes and are crawling with insects

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Yellow Legged Mining Bee (Andrena (Zonandrena) flavipes) interacts

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Correction: ID put forward by

Correction: ID put forward by Ian Beavis, with comments by Jonathon

I've added a pic of the Cuckoo bee living with this colony/empire

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