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Bee on bark

Observed: 2nd June 2013 By: lewislewis’s reputation in Invertebrateslewis’s reputation in Invertebrateslewis’s reputation in Invertebrates
Bee on bark
Description:

Bee resting on the bark of plum tree in old orchard.

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Species interactions

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specimen

a close confusion species is Osmia leaiana. Here's a close look at a female specimen to see the difference, leaiana has pale hairs underneath

http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/325992

There's further notes in the comments section here:

http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/264392

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