Osmia bicornis (Red mason bee)♂︎

Syringa vulgaris (Lilac)

Last update: 24 January 2022


Common

LOCATION: Krimpen aan den IJssel, garden

OBSERVATION:
2020-IV-22


A male Red mason bee (Osmia bicornis syn. Osmia rufa) [1] forages for nectar on Lilac (Syringa vulgaris). Both the species’ males and females can be found on the plant.

Red mason bee ♂︎ (Osmia bicornis syn. Osmia rufa) on Lilac (Syringa vulgaris)

Literature

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