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Bee on a bee house!

Observed: 6th May 2013 By: scarpermacscarpermac’s reputation in Invertebratesscarpermac’s reputation in Invertebratesscarpermac’s reputation in Invertebratesscarpermac’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

Two of these small bees seem to be using my bee house - independently, not 'socially'

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Red Mason Bee (Osmia (Osmia) rufa) interacts

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Now known as Osmia bicornis, otherwise I believe you are correct.

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Wow - chuffed about that, I struggle with most invertebrates so chuffed that I might have got this one nailed! Used the scientific name from ispot, I guess it's not been updated yet? Thanks Chris

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