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Solitary bee Osmia bicolor - Oxfordshire

Observed: 12th May 2012 By: Martin Harvey
Berkshire Moth GroupFSC - Field Studies CouncilSoldierflies and Allies Recording SchemeBuckinghamshire Invertebrate Group
Invertebrates expert
Osmia bicolor - Warburg-005
Osmia bicolor - Warburg-004

This bee is quite scarce at a national level but well-established in the Chilterns. It builds nests in empty snail shells.

Species interactions

No interactions present.