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Nomada bee being eaten by red mite

Observed: 6th May 2012 By: ChalkieChalkie’s reputation in InvertebratesChalkie’s reputation in InvertebratesChalkie’s reputation in Invertebrates
May 2012 (28)
Description:

Some sort of Nomada cuckoo bee (but we have at least 3 sorts of potential Nomada hosts in our garden at the moment I think - (I think we have Andrena carantonica, A cineraria and maybe A flavipes) being eaten by red spider mite. Ugh.

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Can you tell...

...which species of Nomada is which, just by looking at them?