Red mason bee ♀︎♂︎
-Myosotis ramosissima-

Last update: 24 January 2022
OBSERVATION:
2021-IV-162020-IV-11

The Red mason bee (Osmia bicornis syn. Osmia rufa) forages on the small flowers Early forget-me-not (Myosotis ramosissima) for nectar. This plant is an early bloomer and is regularly visited by the species.

Here a small male…

Red mason bee ♂︎ (Osmia bicornis syn. Osmia rufa) on Early forget-me-not (Myosotis ramosissima)
Red mason bee ♂︎ (Osmia bicornis syn. Osmia rufa) on Early forget-me-not (Myosotis ramosissima)

…and here the female.

Red mason bee ♀︎ (Osmia bicornis / syn. Osmia rufa) on Early forget-me-not (Myosotis ramosissima)

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