Red mason bee ♀︎
-Nepeta sp.-

Last update: 24 January 2022
OBSERVATION:
2020-V-25

The flowers of the Catmint (Nepeta sp.) are very popular with numerous bee species. It is a favourite of the Red mason bee (Osmia bicornis syn. Osmia rufa) [1]; a frequent visitor. Here forages a female on the flowers for nectar.

Red mason bee ♀︎ (Osmia bicornis syn. Osmia rufa) on Catmint (Nepeta sp.)

References

1 Nederlands Soortenregister

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