Megachile willughbiella (Willughby's Leaf-cutter Bee)♀︎

Nepeta sp.

Last update: 16 February 2022


LOCATION: Krimpen aan den IJssel, garden


The Willughby’s leaf-cutter bee (Megachile willughbiella) is an infrequent visitor of the catnip (Nepeta sp.) in the garden. Every now and then a male or female can be seen foraging on the plant. Here a female is drinking nectar.

Willughby’s Leaf-cutter Bee ♀︎ (Megachile willughbiella) on Nepeta sp.


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