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Osmia argentula

Observed: 1st June 2013 By: afrenchgardenafrenchgarden’s reputation in Invertebratesafrenchgarden’s reputation in Invertebrates
Grey gold_proposed male
Proposed male
Proposed female in nest
Proposed female
Description:

I have been observing these bees since the beginning of June. I have not seen the male for a week now but the female is always in the gap in the old worn bridle joint of the table top. Other females visit/nest in the same spot. I know they nest in snail shells but perhaps the loose joint provides a similar space. Would anyone confirm the identification?

Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Osmia argentula
    Confidence: It might be this.
Species interactions

No interactions present.