Megachile centuncularis (Patchwork leafcutter bee)♀︎

Clinopodium calamintha (Lesser calamint)

Last update: 23 December 2019


LOCATION: Krimpen aan den IJssel, garden


A female Patchwork leafcutter bee ( Megachile centuncularis ) foeraging for nectar on Lesser Calamint ( Clinopodium calamintha ).

The species was a regular visitor on this plant. I have not be able to establish if it was used as a pollen source as well.

Patchwork leafcutter bee ♀︎ (Megachile centuncularis) on Lesser Calamint (Clinopodium calamintha)

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