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Female Red mason bee (Osmia bicornis) stocking her nest in a glass tube with nectar and pollen before laying an egg, followed by her sealing the cell with mud, Surrey, UK, April.  -  Kim Taylor
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Kim Taylor / Female Red mason bee (Osmia bicornis) stocking her nest in a glass tube with nectar and pollen before laying an egg, followed by her sealing the cell with mud, Surrey, UK, April.
Female Red mason bee (Osmia bicornis) returning to her nest hole in a dead holly trunk, April.  -  Kim Taylor
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Kim Taylor / Female Red mason bee (Osmia bicornis) returning to her nest hole in a dead holly trunk, April.
Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto) and nest on tree trunk. North Moluccas, Indonesia.T his is the only photo that is known to exist of this species (the world's largest bee) in the wild, in situ, a...  -  Clay Bolt
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Clay Bolt / Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto) and nest on tree trunk. North Moluccas, Indonesia.T his is the only photo that is known to exist of this species (the world's largest bee) in the wild, in situ, a...
Red mason bees (Osmia bicornis) entering and leaving nest hole drilled into a log within an insect hotel, Gloucestershire, England, UK, April.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Red mason bees (Osmia bicornis) entering and leaving nest hole drilled into a log within an insect hotel, Gloucestershire, England, UK, April.
Entomologist and bee expert Eli Wyman with the first rediscovered individual of Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto) Mollucas, Indonesia. January 2019. Model released.  -  Clay Bolt
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Clay Bolt / Entomologist and bee expert Eli Wyman with the first rediscovered individual of Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto) Mollucas, Indonesia. January 2019. Model released.
Entomologist examining a large female Megachile bee during the hunt to rediscover Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto) on the island of Ternate, North Moluccas, Indonesia. January 2019  -  Clay Bolt
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Clay Bolt / Entomologist examining a large female Megachile bee during the hunt to rediscover Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto) on the island of Ternate, North Moluccas, Indonesia. January 2019
Composite image of Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto) with European honey bee (Apis melifera). This is the world's largest bee, which is approximately 4 times larger than a European honey bee. One...  -  Clay Bolt
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Clay Bolt / Composite image of Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto) with European honey bee (Apis melifera). This is the world's largest bee, which is approximately 4 times larger than a European honey bee. One...
Leafcutter / Rose-cutter bee (Megachile willughbiella) lands at its nest in a Bamboo tube in an insect hotel near several nests she has completed and some Potter wasp (Ancistrocerus sp.) nests, Wiltsh...  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Leafcutter / Rose-cutter bee (Megachile willughbiella) lands at its nest in a Bamboo tube in an insect hotel near several nests she has completed and some Potter wasp (Ancistrocerus sp.) nests, Wiltsh...
Leaf-cutting bee {Megachile sp) female carrying section of rose leaf UK.  -  Kim Taylor
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Kim Taylor / Leaf-cutting bee {Megachile sp) female carrying section of rose leaf UK.
Leaf-cutting bee {Megachile sp) female bringing leaf section to nest amongst roots of cactus.  -  Kim Taylor
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Kim Taylor / Leaf-cutting bee {Megachile sp) female bringing leaf section to nest amongst roots of cactus.
Leafcutter bee cutting piece off rose leaf (Megachile willughbiella) UK  -  PREMAPHOTOS
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PREMAPHOTOS / Leafcutter bee cutting piece off rose leaf (Megachile willughbiella) UK
Leaf cutter bee (Megachile ligniseca) using insect house to nest in, North Norfolk, UK.  -  David Tipling
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David Tipling / Leaf cutter bee (Megachile ligniseca) using insect house to nest in, North Norfolk, UK.
A Leaf cutter bee (Megachile ligniseca) nesting in an insect house, North Norfolk, UK  -  David Tipling
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David Tipling / A Leaf cutter bee (Megachile ligniseca) nesting in an insect house, North Norfolk, UK
Female Leaf-cutting bee (Megachile species) arriving at her nest carrying a section of maple leaf, Surrey, UK, March.  -  Kim Taylor
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Kim Taylor / Female Leaf-cutting bee (Megachile species) arriving at her nest carrying a section of maple leaf, Surrey, UK, March.
Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) turning over a Brown-lipped snail (Cepaeae nemoralis) shell on a chalk grassland slope, Somerset, UK, May. The bee provisions the snail shell with chewed balls o...  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) turning over a Brown-lipped snail (Cepaeae nemoralis) shell on a chalk grassland slope, Somerset, UK, May. The bee provisions the snail shell with chewed balls o...
Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) resting at its nest in a Brown-lipped snail (Cepaeae nemoralis) shell before flying away, chalk grassland slope, Somerset, UK, May.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) resting at its nest in a Brown-lipped snail (Cepaeae nemoralis) shell before flying away, chalk grassland slope, Somerset, UK, May.
Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) female flying in to her nest in a Brown-lipped snail (Cepaeae nemoralis) shell to complete sealing up the brood cells inside with chewed up leaves, on a chalk gr...  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) female flying in to her nest in a Brown-lipped snail (Cepaeae nemoralis) shell to complete sealing up the brood cells inside with chewed up leaves, on a chalk gr...
Female Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) flying with a long stick to camouflage her nest on a chalk grassland slope, pushing it into position before flying away, Somerset, UK, May.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Female Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) flying with a long stick to camouflage her nest on a chalk grassland slope, pushing it into position before flying away, Somerset, UK, May.
Female Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) flying with a long stick to camouflage her nest on a chalk grassland slope, pushing it into position before flying away, Somerset, UK, May.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Female Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) flying with a long stick to camouflage her nest on a chalk grassland slope, pushing it into position before flying away, Somerset, UK, May.
Female Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) flying with a long stick to camouflage her nest on a chalk grassland slope, pushing it into position before flying away, Somerset, UK, May.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Female Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) flying with a long stick to camouflage her nest on a chalk grassland slope, pushing it into position before flying away, Somerset, UK, May.
Female Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) flying with a long stick to camouflage her nest on a chalk grassland slope, pushing it into position before flying away, Somerset, UK, May.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Female Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) flying with a long stick to camouflage her nest on a chalk grassland slope, pushing it into position before flying away, Somerset, UK, May.
Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) female landing on a Brown-lipped snail (Cepaeae nemoralis) shell she has built a nest in on a chalk grassland slope and adjusting its position before flying off...  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) female landing on a Brown-lipped snail (Cepaeae nemoralis) shell she has built a nest in on a chalk grassland slope and adjusting its position before flying off...
Female Red mason bees (Osmia rufa) collecting mud from the margins of a garden pond for sealing their brood cells in an insect hotel, Wiltshire, UK, May.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Female Red mason bees (Osmia rufa) collecting mud from the margins of a garden pond for sealing their brood cells in an insect hotel, Wiltshire, UK, May.
Female Red mason bee (Osmia rufa) collecting mud from the margins of a garden pond for sealing her brood cells in an insect hotel, Wiltshire, UK, May.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Female Red mason bee (Osmia rufa) collecting mud from the margins of a garden pond for sealing her brood cells in an insect hotel, Wiltshire, UK, May.
Leafcutter bee (Megachile Sp) female, feeding on Knapweed Sutcliffe Park Nature Reserve, Eltham, London, England, UK. August.  -  Rod Williams
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Rod Williams / Leafcutter bee (Megachile Sp) female, feeding on Knapweed Sutcliffe Park Nature Reserve, Eltham, London, England, UK. August.
Wool-carder bee (Anthidium manicatum) Sutcliffe Park Nature Reserve, Eltham, London, England, UK. July.  -  Rod Williams
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Rod Williams / Wool-carder bee (Anthidium manicatum) Sutcliffe Park Nature Reserve, Eltham, London, England, UK. July.
Paechwork leaf-cutter bee (Megachile centuncularis) on Erigeron glaucus flower in garden, Cheshire, UK May.  -  Alan Williams
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Alan Williams / Paechwork leaf-cutter bee (Megachile centuncularis) on Erigeron glaucus flower in garden, Cheshire, UK May.
Red mason bee (Osmia rufa) female carrying ball of mud to seal brood cell, arriving at insect hotel. Wiltshire, England, UK, May.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Red mason bee (Osmia rufa) female carrying ball of mud to seal brood cell, arriving at insect hotel. Wiltshire, England, UK, May.
Wood-carving leafcutter bee (Megachile ligniseca) female in flight, carrying leaf to line brood cell in insect hotel. Wiltshire, England, UK. July.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Wood-carving leafcutter bee (Megachile ligniseca) female in flight, carrying leaf to line brood cell in insect hotel. Wiltshire, England, UK. July.
Wood-carving leafcutter bee (Megachile ligniseca) female entering nest hole in insect hotel, it has enlarged the hole by scraping out wood fibres. Wiltshire, England, UK. June.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Wood-carving leafcutter bee (Megachile ligniseca) female entering nest hole in insect hotel, it has enlarged the hole by scraping out wood fibres. Wiltshire, England, UK. June.
Wood-carving leafcutter bee (Megachile ligniseca) female carrying leaf to line brood cell into nest hole in insect hotel. Wiltshire, England, UK. June.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Wood-carving leafcutter bee (Megachile ligniseca) female carrying leaf to line brood cell into nest hole in insect hotel. Wiltshire, England, UK. June.
Dull-vented sharp-tail bee (Coelioxys elongata) hovering near insect hotel, searching for host Leafcutter bee (Megachile spp) nests to parasitise. Wiltshire, England, UK. July.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Dull-vented sharp-tail bee (Coelioxys elongata) hovering near insect hotel, searching for host Leafcutter bee (Megachile spp) nests to parasitise. Wiltshire, England, UK. July.
Red mason bee (Osmia rufa) female emerging from nest burrow in insect hotel after provisioning brood cells with pollen, completed nests sealed with mud. Wiltshire, England, UK. May.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Red mason bee (Osmia rufa) female emerging from nest burrow in insect hotel after provisioning brood cells with pollen, completed nests sealed with mud. Wiltshire, England, UK. May.
Red mason bee (Osmia rufa) female emerging from nest burrow in insect hotel after provisioning brood cells with pollen, completed nests sealed with mud. Wiltshire, England, UK. May.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Red mason bee (Osmia rufa) female emerging from nest burrow in insect hotel after provisioning brood cells with pollen, completed nests sealed with mud. Wiltshire, England, UK. May.
Red mason bee (Osmia rufa) female collecting mud from edge of pond to seal brood cells. Wiltshire, England, UK. May.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Red mason bee (Osmia rufa) female collecting mud from edge of pond to seal brood cells. Wiltshire, England, UK. May.
Red mason bee (Osmia rufa) female arriving at nest burrow in insect hotel to stock brood cells, hairs under abdomen covered in pollen. Wiltshire, England, UK. May.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Red mason bee (Osmia rufa) female arriving at nest burrow in insect hotel to stock brood cells, hairs under abdomen covered in pollen. Wiltshire, England, UK. May.
Red mason bee (Osmia rufa) female with hairs on abdomen covered in pollen, arriving at nest burrow in insect hotel to stock brood cells. Wiltshire, England, UK. May.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Red mason bee (Osmia rufa) female with hairs on abdomen covered in pollen, arriving at nest burrow in insect hotel to stock brood cells. Wiltshire, England, UK. May.
Gold-fringed mason bee (Osmia aurulenta) nectaring on Horseshoe vetch (Hippocrepis comosa) on a chalk grassland slope, near Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, UK, May.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Gold-fringed mason bee (Osmia aurulenta) nectaring on Horseshoe vetch (Hippocrepis comosa) on a chalk grassland slope, near Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, UK, May.
Leaf-cutter bee (probably Megachile centuncularis) female cutting leaf of Fuchsia for her nest, garden, Bristol, UK, August.  -  John Waters
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John Waters / Leaf-cutter bee (probably Megachile centuncularis) female cutting leaf of Fuchsia for her nest, garden, Bristol, UK, August.
Leaf-cutter bee (probably Megachile centuncularis) female cutting leaf of willow (Salix) for her nest, garden, Bristol, UK, August.  -  John Waters
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John Waters / Leaf-cutter bee (probably Megachile centuncularis) female cutting leaf of willow (Salix) for her nest, garden, Bristol, UK, August.
Leaf-cutter bee (probably Megachile centuncularis( female cutting leaf of willow (Salix) for her nest, garden, Bristol, UK, August.  -  John Waters
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John Waters / Leaf-cutter bee (probably Megachile centuncularis( female cutting leaf of willow (Salix) for her nest, garden, Bristol, UK, August.
Leaf-cutter bee (probably Megachile centuncularis( female cutting leaf of willow (Salix) for her nest, garden, Bristol, UK, August.  -  John Waters
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John Waters / Leaf-cutter bee (probably Megachile centuncularis( female cutting leaf of willow (Salix) for her nest, garden, Bristol, UK, August.
Leaf-cutter bee (probably Megachile centuncularis( female cutting leaf of willow (Salix) for her nest, garden, Bristol, UK, August.  -  John Waters
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John Waters / Leaf-cutter bee (probably Megachile centuncularis( female cutting leaf of willow (Salix) for her nest, garden, Bristol, UK, August.
Leaf-cutter bee, (Megachile centuncularis) nests in bamboo tubes capped off with leaves, one recently. Garden, Bristol, UK, July.  -  John Waters
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John Waters / Leaf-cutter bee, (Megachile centuncularis) nests in bamboo tubes capped off with leaves, one recently. Garden, Bristol, UK, July.
Coast leafcutter bee (Megachile maritima) entering its burrow in coastal sand dunes, Dorset, UK, August.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Coast leafcutter bee (Megachile maritima) entering its burrow in coastal sand dunes, Dorset, UK, August.
Rufescent sharp-tailed bee (Coelioxys rufescens) entering the nest burrow of a Green-eyed flower bee (Anthophora bimacuata) a host species for its larvae, in a sandy bank on heathland, Dorset, UK, Jul...  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Rufescent sharp-tailed bee (Coelioxys rufescens) entering the nest burrow of a Green-eyed flower bee (Anthophora bimacuata) a host species for its larvae, in a sandy bank on heathland, Dorset, UK, Jul...
Rufescent sharp-tailed bee (Coelioxys rufescens) resting on a sandy bank near a colony of Green-eyed flower bees (Anthophora bimacuata) a host species for its larvae, Dorset heathland, UK, July.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Rufescent sharp-tailed bee (Coelioxys rufescens) resting on a sandy bank near a colony of Green-eyed flower bees (Anthophora bimacuata) a host species for its larvae, Dorset heathland, UK, July.
Silvery leafcutter bee (Megachile leachella) visiting a Sea bindweed (Calystegia soldanella) flower on coastal dunes, it's typical habitat, Dorset, UK, June.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Silvery leafcutter bee (Megachile leachella) visiting a Sea bindweed (Calystegia soldanella) flower on coastal dunes, it's typical habitat, Dorset, UK, June.
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