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Ball of bees

Observed: 30th March 2012 By: jonmortin
Bristol Regional Environmental Records Centre
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Description:

Possibly a mating frenzy with a gang of males competing for a single female

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

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

Comments

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female

There is certainly a female in that scrum - you can see the legs!

Stuart
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