Osmia bicornis (Red mason bee)♀︎

Allium sp.

Last update: 24 January 2022


Common

LOCATION: Krimpen aan den IJssel, garden

OBSERVATION:
2020-V-08


Allium attracts many different bee species. The Red mason bee (Osmia bicornis syn. Osmia rufa) [1] can be found on the plant as well on occasions, where the males and females forage for nectar, here a female.

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

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