Osmia cornuta (European orchard bee)♀︎

Last update: 21 April 2024


Uncommon

LOCATION: Krimpen aan den IJssel, garden

OBSERVATION:
2024-IV-07


Already shortly after their appearance, the first victim succumbed to the relentless tempo with which the female European orchard bees ♀︎ (Osmia cornuta) [1] construct their nests. It remains remarkable how short the adult life of these splendid looking bees is.

European orchard bee ♀︎ (Osmia cornuta)

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