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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...
Blue-banded bee (Amegilla sp) males sleeping on stem. Halmahera, North Maluku, Indonesia.  -  Clay Bolt
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Clay Bolt / Blue-banded bee (Amegilla sp) males sleeping on stem. Halmahera, North Maluku, Indonesia.
Smeathmans furrow bee (Lasioglossum smeathmanellum) feeding on Allium flower. Monmouthshire, Wales, UK, May.  -  Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Smeathmans furrow bee (Lasioglossum smeathmanellum) feeding on Allium flower. Monmouthshire, Wales, UK, May.
Painted nomad bee (Nomada fucata) male bee with characteristic green eyes, sleeping with jaws locked around grass stem, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK. June  -  Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Painted nomad bee (Nomada fucata) male bee with characteristic green eyes, sleeping with jaws locked around grass stem, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK. June
Smeathman's furrow bee (Lasioglossum smeathmanellum) feeding on Wallflower (Erysimum sp.) Monmouthshire, Wales, UK. April.  -  Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Smeathman's furrow bee (Lasioglossum smeathmanellum) feeding on Wallflower (Erysimum sp.) Monmouthshire, Wales, UK. April.
Grey patched mining bee (Andrena nitida),male feeding rambling rose flower (Rosa sp) Monmouthshire, Wales, UK. April  -  Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Grey patched mining bee (Andrena nitida),male feeding rambling rose flower (Rosa sp) Monmouthshire, Wales, UK. April
Grey-patched Mining Bee (Andrena nitida) feeding on Dandelion (Taraxacum offinicale) Monmouthshire, Wales, UK. April  -  Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Grey-patched Mining Bee (Andrena nitida) feeding on Dandelion (Taraxacum offinicale) Monmouthshire, Wales, UK. April
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.
Ivy bee (Colletes hederae) mating ball, showing a mass of males clustered around a female recently emerged from her burrow, Wiltshire, England, UK, September.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Ivy bee (Colletes hederae) mating ball, showing a mass of males clustered around a female recently emerged from her burrow, Wiltshire, England, UK, September.
Pantaloon bee (Dasypoda hurtles) entering burrow with pollen, Bedfordshire, England, UK, August.  -  Brian Bevan
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Brian Bevan / Pantaloon bee (Dasypoda hurtles) entering burrow with pollen, Bedfordshire, England, UK, August.
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...
Female Pantaloon bee (Dasypoda hirpites) returning to burrow, Bedfordshire, England, UK, July.  -  Dave Bevan
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Dave Bevan / Female Pantaloon bee (Dasypoda hirpites) returning to burrow, Bedfordshire, England, UK, July.
RF - Turk's cap lily (Lilium martagon) with solitary bee in flight, Aosta Valley, Gran Paradiso National Park, Italy. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)  -  Edwin Giesbers
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Edwin Giesbers / RF - Turk's cap lily (Lilium martagon) with solitary bee in flight, Aosta Valley, Gran Paradiso National Park, Italy. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Close-up of a Sweat bee (Lasioglossum) nectaring on a flower before grooming itself and taking off, England, UK, September.  -  James Dunbar
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James Dunbar / Close-up of a Sweat bee (Lasioglossum) nectaring on a flower before grooming itself and taking off, England, UK, September.
Close-up of a Sweat bee (Lasioglossum) nectaring on a flower before taking off, England, UK, September.  -  James Dunbar
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James Dunbar / Close-up of a Sweat bee (Lasioglossum) nectaring on a flower before taking off, England, UK, September.
Sweat bee (Lasioglossum) nectaring on a flower, England, UK, September.  -  James Dunbar
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James Dunbar / Sweat bee (Lasioglossum) nectaring on a flower, England, UK, September.
Sweat bee (Lasioglossum) condensing nectar on a Thistle (Cirsium) flower, England, UK, September.  -  James Dunbar
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James Dunbar / Sweat bee (Lasioglossum) condensing nectar on a Thistle (Cirsium) flower, England, UK, September.
Solitary bee, adult perched on Mexican hat (Ratibida columnifera) Dinero, Lake Corpus Christi, South Texas, USA.  -  Rolf Nussbaumer
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Rolf Nussbaumer / Solitary bee, adult perched on Mexican hat (Ratibida columnifera) Dinero, Lake Corpus Christi, South Texas, USA.
Viper's bugloss (Echium vulgare) in flower with solitary bee (Panurgus sp), Slovenia, Europe, June. meetyourneighbours.net project  -  MYN / Marko Masterl
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MYN / Marko Masterl / Viper's bugloss (Echium vulgare) in flower with solitary bee (Panurgus sp), Slovenia, Europe, June. meetyourneighbours.net project
Flavous nomad bee (Nomada flava) Brockley Cemetery, Lewisham, London, England, UK. April.  -  Rod Williams
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Rod Williams / Flavous nomad bee (Nomada flava) Brockley Cemetery, Lewisham, London, England, UK. April.
Female Willoughby's leafcutter bee (Megachile willughbiella) exiting her nest in an insect hotel, Wiltshire, England, UK, July.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Female Willoughby's leafcutter bee (Megachile willughbiella) exiting her nest in an insect hotel, Wiltshire, England, UK, July.
Female Willoughby's leafcutter bee (Megachile willughbiella) sealing its nest in an insect hotel with a leaf, Wiltshire, England, UK, July.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Female Willoughby's leafcutter bee (Megachile willughbiella) sealing its nest in an insect hotel with a leaf, Wiltshire, England, UK, July.
Female Willoughby's leafcutter bee (Megachile willughbiella) flying to its nest in an insect hotel, carrying a piece of leaf, Wiltshire, England, UK, July.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Female Willoughby's leafcutter bee (Megachile willughbiella) flying to its nest in an insect hotel, carrying a piece of leaf, Wiltshire, England, UK, July.
Female Willoughby's leafcutter bee (Megachile willughbiella) flying to its nest in an insect hotel, carrying a piece of leaf, Wiltshire, England, UK, July.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Female Willoughby's leafcutter bee (Megachile willughbiella) flying to its nest in an insect hotel, carrying a piece of leaf, Wiltshire, England, UK, July.
Female Willoughby's leafcutter bee (Megachile willughbiella) flying to its nest in an insect hotel, carrying a piece of leaf, Wiltshire, England, UK, July.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Female Willoughby's leafcutter bee (Megachile willughbiella) flying to its nest in an insect hotel, carrying a piece of leaf, Wiltshire, England, UK, July.
Female Willoughby's leafcutter bee (Megachile willughbiella) sealing the entrance to its nest in an insect hotel, Wiltshire, England, UK, July.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Female Willoughby's leafcutter bee (Megachile willughbiella) sealing the entrance to its nest in an insect hotel, Wiltshire, England, UK, July.
Female Willoughby's leafcutter bee (Megachile willughbiella) flying to its nest in an insect hotel and adjusting the seal, Wiltshire, England, UK, July.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Female Willoughby's leafcutter bee (Megachile willughbiella) flying to its nest in an insect hotel and adjusting the seal, Wiltshire, England, UK, July.
Female Willoughby's leafcutter bee (Megachile willughbiella) sealing the entrance to its nest in an insect hotel, Wiltshire, England, UK, July.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Female Willoughby's leafcutter bee (Megachile willughbiella) sealing the entrance to its nest in an insect hotel, Wiltshire, England, UK, July.
Slow motion shot of a female Willoughby's leafcutter bee (Megachile willughbiella) flying to its nest in an insect hotel with a circular section of leaf, Wiltshire, England, UK, July.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Slow motion shot of a female Willoughby's leafcutter bee (Megachile willughbiella) flying to its nest in an insect hotel with a circular section of leaf, Wiltshire, England, UK, July.
Slow motion shot of a female Willoughby's leafcutter bee (Megachile willughbiella) flying to its nest in an insect hotel, with pollen stuck to the long hairs under its abdomen, Wiltshire, England, UK,...  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Slow motion shot of a female Willoughby's leafcutter bee (Megachile willughbiella) flying to its nest in an insect hotel, with pollen stuck to the long hairs under its abdomen, Wiltshire, England, UK,...
Chocolate / Hawthorn mining bee (Andrena scotica) sunning on a leaf, Wiltshire garden, UK, April.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Chocolate / Hawthorn mining bee (Andrena scotica) sunning on a leaf, Wiltshire garden, UK, April.
Tawny mining bee (Andrena fulva) nectaring on Forsythia flowers in a garden, Wiltshire, UK, April.  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Tawny mining bee (Andrena fulva) nectaring on Forsythia flowers in a garden, Wiltshire, UK, April.
Flavous nomad bee (Nomada flava) resting on a beech leaf, Broxwater, Cornwall, UK. May.  -  Ross Hoddinott
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Ross Hoddinott / Flavous nomad bee (Nomada flava) resting on a beech leaf, Broxwater, Cornwall, UK. May.
Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) emerging from her nest site in a Brown-lipped snail (Cepaeae nemoralis) shell on chalk grassland, near Bath, Somerset, UK, April. The bee provisions the snail sh...  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Two-coloured mason bee (Osmia bicolor) emerging from her nest site in a Brown-lipped snail (Cepaeae nemoralis) shell on chalk grassland, near Bath, Somerset, UK, April. The bee provisions the snail sh...
Marsham's cuckoo bee / Nomad bee (Nomada marshamella) a parasite of solitary bees, approaching the nest burrow of a Chocolate mining bee (Andrena scotica) a regular host species, Wiltshire garden, UK,...  -  Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Marsham's cuckoo bee / Nomad bee (Nomada marshamella) a parasite of solitary bees, approaching the nest burrow of a Chocolate mining bee (Andrena scotica) a regular host species, Wiltshire garden, UK,...
Red mason bee (Osmia bicornis) courting pair on Dandelion seedhead prior to mating, Hertfordshire, England, UK. April - Focus Stacked  -  Andy Sands
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Andy Sands / Red mason bee (Osmia bicornis) courting pair on Dandelion seedhead prior to mating, Hertfordshire, England, UK. April - Focus Stacked
Cuckoo Bee (Nomada goodeniana) large commonly found cuckoo bee that attacks the nests of several species of Andrena bee, Hertfordshire, England, UK, April  - Focus Stacked  -  Andy Sands
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Andy Sands / Cuckoo Bee (Nomada goodeniana) large commonly found cuckoo bee that attacks the nests of several species of Andrena bee, Hertfordshire, England, UK, April - Focus Stacked
Cuckoo Bee (Nomada goodeniana) a large commonly found cuckoo bee that attacks the nests of several species of Andrena bee, Hertfordshire, England, UK, April - Focus Stacked  -  Andy Sands
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Andy Sands / Cuckoo Bee (Nomada goodeniana) a large commonly found cuckoo bee that attacks the nests of several species of Andrena bee, Hertfordshire, England, UK, April - Focus Stacked
Cuckoo bee (Nomada flava)  Hertfordshire, England, Uk, April - Focus Stacked  -  Andy Sands
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Andy Sands / Cuckoo bee (Nomada flava) Hertfordshire, England, Uk, April - Focus Stacked
Compsite of orchid bees (Euglossa sp.) photographed on black in cloud forest, Choco region, Northwestern Ecuador.  -  Nick Hawkins
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Nick Hawkins / Compsite of orchid bees (Euglossa sp.) photographed on black in cloud forest, Choco region, Northwestern Ecuador.
Orchid bee (Euglossa sp.) photographed on black in cloud forest, Choco region, Northwestern Ecuador.  -  Nick Hawkins
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Nick Hawkins / Orchid bee (Euglossa sp.) photographed on black in cloud forest, Choco region, Northwestern Ecuador.
Orchid bee (Euglossa sp.) photographed on black in cloud forest, Choco region, Northwestern Ecuador.  -  Nick Hawkins
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Nick Hawkins / Orchid bee (Euglossa sp.) photographed on black in cloud forest, Choco region, Northwestern Ecuador.
Orchid bee (Euglossa sp.) photographed on black in cloud forest, Choco region, Northwestern Ecuador.  -  Nick Hawkins
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Nick Hawkins / Orchid bee (Euglossa sp.) photographed on black in cloud forest, Choco region, Northwestern Ecuador.
Orchid bee (Euglossa sp.) photographed on black in cloud forest, Choco region, Northwestern Ecuador.  -  Nick Hawkins
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Nick Hawkins / Orchid bee (Euglossa sp.) photographed on black in cloud forest, Choco region, Northwestern Ecuador.
Orchid bee (Euglossa sp.) visiting an orchid in cloud forest, Choco region, Northwestern Ecuador.  -  Nick Hawkins
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Nick Hawkins / Orchid bee (Euglossa sp.) visiting an orchid in cloud forest, Choco region, Northwestern Ecuador.
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