Osmia caerulescens (Blue mason bee)♀︎

Trifolium repens (White clover)

Last update: 2 June 2021
garden
species


Uncommon

LOCATION: Krimpen aan den IJssel, garden

OBSERVATION:
2020-V-20


The female Blue mason bee (Osmia caerulescens) [1] is a frequent visitor on White clover (Trifolium repens). I’ve seen her drink nectar but she does not seem to collect pollen on the plant.

Blue mason bee ♀︎ (Osmia caerulescens) on White clover (Trifolium repens)
Blue mason bee ♀︎ (Osmia caerulescens) on White clover (Trifolium repens)
Blue mason bee ♀︎ (Osmia caerulescens) on White clover (Trifolium repens)
Blue mason bee ♀︎ (Osmia caerulescens) on White clover (Trifolium repens)

Literature

1 Nederlands Soortenregister

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