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Bee

Observed: 25th May 2012 By: coloursofmemorycoloursofmemory’s reputation in Invertebratescoloursofmemory’s reputation in Invertebratescoloursofmemory’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

I assume this is a bee? One of several which were investigating holes in an acacia tree this evening. They are quite small.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Mason bee (Osmia (Chalcosmia) caerulescens/leaiana) interacts

Comments

eucera's picture

Osmia

Why couldn't this be a male O. bicornis (=rufa)?

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jeremyr's picture

ok, another one that needs

ok, another one that needs close scrutiny then. Does a whole group have this bronze abdomen?

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