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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. - Dave Bevan
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Dave 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.
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.
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
Smeathman's Furrow Bee (Lasioglossum smeathmanellum) visiting Oxeye Daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare) feeding and pollinating florettes. At 4.5 mm average size, this is one of the smallest bees in the UK,... - Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Smeathman's Furrow Bee (Lasioglossum smeathmanellum) visiting Oxeye Daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare) feeding and pollinating florettes. At 4.5 mm average size, this is one of the smallest bees in the UK,...
Smeathman's furrow bee (Lasioglossum smeathmanellum) visiting Biting stonecrop (Sedum acre) At 4.5 mm average size, this is one of the smallest bees in the UK, Monmouthshire Wales, June. - Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Smeathman's furrow bee (Lasioglossum smeathmanellum) visiting Biting stonecrop (Sedum acre) At 4.5 mm average size, this is one of the smallest bees in the UK, Monmouthshire Wales, June.
Smeathman's furrow bee (Lasioglossum smeathmanellum) visiting Purple Toadflax (Linaria purpurea). At 4.5 mm average size, this is one of the smallest bees in the UK, Monmouthshire Wales, July. - Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Smeathman's furrow bee (Lasioglossum smeathmanellum) visiting Purple Toadflax (Linaria purpurea). At 4.5 mm average size, this is one of the smallest bees in the UK, Monmouthshire Wales, July.
Hairy yellow-faced Bee (Hylaeus hyalinatus), with raindrop on head, visiting Common Houseleek (Sempervivum tectorum. At 3.5mm average size, this is one of the smallest bees in the UK) Monmouthshire, W... - Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Hairy yellow-faced Bee (Hylaeus hyalinatus), with raindrop on head, visiting Common Houseleek (Sempervivum tectorum. At 3.5mm average size, this is one of the smallest bees in the UK) Monmouthshire, W...
Smeathman's furrow bee (Lasioglossum smeathmanellum) feeding on Wallflower (Erysimum sp.) pollen. At 4.5 mm average size, this is one of the smallest bees in the UK, Monmouthshire Wales UK, April - Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Smeathman's furrow bee (Lasioglossum smeathmanellum) feeding on Wallflower (Erysimum sp.) pollen. At 4.5 mm average size, this is one of the smallest bees in the UK, Monmouthshire Wales UK, April
Smeathman's furrow bee (Lasioglossum smeathmanellum) visiting the pollen covered anthers of Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) At 4.5 mm average size, this is one of the smallest bees in the UK, Monmout... - Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Smeathman's furrow bee (Lasioglossum smeathmanellum) visiting the pollen covered anthers of Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) At 4.5 mm average size, this is one of the smallest bees in the UK, Monmout...
Smeathman's furrow bee (Lasioglossum smeathmanellum) visiting Grape hyacinth (Muscari sp.). At 4.5 mm average size, this is one of the smallest bees in the UK, small enough to crawl inside a Grape Hya... - Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Smeathman's furrow bee (Lasioglossum smeathmanellum) visiting Grape hyacinth (Muscari sp.). At 4.5 mm average size, this is one of the smallest bees in the UK, small enough to crawl inside a Grape Hya...
Red mason bee (Osmia bicornis) female bee bringing in pollen load under her abdomen for brood cell, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK, May. - Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Red mason bee (Osmia bicornis) female bee bringing in pollen load under her abdomen for brood cell, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK, May.
Ashy mining bee (Andrena cineraria) male feeding on Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) Monmouthshire, Wales, UK. - Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Ashy mining bee (Andrena cineraria) male feeding on Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) Monmouthshire, Wales, UK.
Leafcutter bee (Hoplitis claviventris) feeding on Ragwort (Senecio jacobaea) flower. Red Rocks Cheshire Wildlife Trust Nature Reserve, Hoylake, Wirral, England, UK. July. - Alan  Williams
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Alan Williams / Leafcutter bee (Hoplitis claviventris) feeding on Ragwort (Senecio jacobaea) flower. Red Rocks Cheshire Wildlife Trust Nature Reserve, Hoylake, Wirral, England, UK. July.
Blue mason bee (Osmia caerulescens) resting on brick wall in garden. Cheshire, England, UK. June. - Alan  Williams
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Alan Williams / Blue mason bee (Osmia caerulescens) resting on brick wall in garden. Cheshire, England, UK. June.
Red mason bee (Osmia bicornis) female sealing entrance to nest hole in bee nesting box. On wall of house, Cheshire, England, UK. May. - Alan  Williams
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Alan Williams / Red mason bee (Osmia bicornis) female sealing entrance to nest hole in bee nesting box. On wall of house, Cheshire, England, UK. May.
Patchwork leaf-cutter bee (Megachile centuncularis) nectaring on Erigeron flower in garden. Cheshire, England, UK. June. - Alan  Williams
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Alan Williams / Patchwork leaf-cutter bee (Megachile centuncularis) nectaring on Erigeron flower in garden. Cheshire, England, UK. June.
Neon cuckoo bee (Thyreus sp). Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia. - Clay Bolt
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Clay Bolt / Neon cuckoo bee (Thyreus sp). Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia.
Hairy-footed flower bee (Anthophora plumipes) female returning to her nest burrow in an earth bank to provision it with pollen attached to her hind legs, Cornwall, UK, April. - Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Hairy-footed flower bee (Anthophora plumipes) female returning to her nest burrow in an earth bank to provision it with pollen attached to her hind legs, Cornwall, UK, April.
Male Hairy-footed flower bee (Anthophora plumipes) wiating to intercept females nesting in an earth bank, Cornwall, UK, April. - Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Male Hairy-footed flower bee (Anthophora plumipes) wiating to intercept females nesting in an earth bank, Cornwall, UK, April.
Solitary bee (Apoidea) feeding on Crocus (Crocus korolkowii), covered in pollen. Ansob Pass, Tajikistan. April. - Heather Angel
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Heather Angel / Solitary bee (Apoidea) feeding on Crocus (Crocus korolkowii), covered in pollen. Ansob Pass, Tajikistan. April.
Ivy bee (Colletes hederae) female collecting pollen from Ivy (Hedera helix). Surrey, England, UK. October. - Heather Angel
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Heather Angel / Ivy bee (Colletes hederae) female collecting pollen from Ivy (Hedera helix). Surrey, England, UK. October.
Carpenter bee (Xylocopa sp) nectaring on Clary sage (Salvia sclarea). Pollen deposited on bee's back by hanging anthers. Turkey. June. - Heather Angel
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Heather Angel / Carpenter bee (Xylocopa sp) nectaring on Clary sage (Salvia sclarea). Pollen deposited on bee's back by hanging anthers. Turkey. June.
Carpenter bee (Xylocopa fimbriata) nectaring on Quickstick / Mother of cocoa tree (Gliricidia sepium). Chiapas, Mexico. - Heather Angel
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Heather Angel / Carpenter bee (Xylocopa fimbriata) nectaring on Quickstick / Mother of cocoa tree (Gliricidia sepium). Chiapas, Mexico.
Carpenter bee (Xylocopa caffra) male piercing corolla to rob nectar from Ninepin heath (Erica mammosa), failing to pollinate flower. Harold Porter Botanic Garden, Cape Fynbos, South Africa. February. - Heather Angel
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Heather Angel / Carpenter bee (Xylocopa caffra) male piercing corolla to rob nectar from Ninepin heath (Erica mammosa), failing to pollinate flower. Harold Porter Botanic Garden, Cape Fynbos, South Africa. February.
Wool carder bee (Anthidium manicatum) male attempting to mate with pollen laden female on Rusty foxglove (Digitalis ferruginea). In garden, Surrey, England, UK. August. - Heather Angel
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Heather Angel / Wool carder bee (Anthidium manicatum) male attempting to mate with pollen laden female on Rusty foxglove (Digitalis ferruginea). In garden, Surrey, England, UK. August.
Long-horned bee (Eucera sp.), two crawling into Wild gladiolus (Gladiolus atroviolaceus) flower to roost at night. Turkey. May. - Heather Angel
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Heather Angel / Long-horned bee (Eucera sp.), two crawling into Wild gladiolus (Gladiolus atroviolaceus) flower to roost at night. Turkey. May.
Dead head hoverfly (Myathropa florea) and Leaf cutter bee (Megachile centuncularis) female feeding on Californian tree poppy (Romneya coulteri) pollen. Bee transferring pollen from abdomen to stigma.... - Heather Angel
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Heather Angel / Dead head hoverfly (Myathropa florea) and Leaf cutter bee (Megachile centuncularis) female feeding on Californian tree poppy (Romneya coulteri) pollen. Bee transferring pollen from abdomen to stigma....
Wool carder bee (Anthidium manicatum) female entering Rusty foxglove (Digitalis ferruginea) flower. Pollen transferring to head from stamens on upper lip of flower. Cultivated in garden, Surrey Englan... - Heather Angel
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Heather Angel / Wool carder bee (Anthidium manicatum) female entering Rusty foxglove (Digitalis ferruginea) flower. Pollen transferring to head from stamens on upper lip of flower. Cultivated in garden, Surrey Englan...
Ivy bee (Colletes hederae) males in mating swarm above garden lawn, waiting for females to emerge. Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK. September. - Heather Angel
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Heather Angel / Ivy bee (Colletes hederae) males in mating swarm above garden lawn, waiting for females to emerge. Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK. September.
Carpenter bee (Xylocopa caffra) male robbing nectar from Ninepin heath (Erica mammosa), not pollinating flower. The Cape, South Africa. February. - Heather Angel
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Heather Angel / Carpenter bee (Xylocopa caffra) male robbing nectar from Ninepin heath (Erica mammosa), not pollinating flower. The Cape, South Africa. February.
Chalcid wasp (Gasteruption jaculator) nectaring on Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) cultivar, picking up pollen on legs and head. Long ovipositor used to lays eggs inside solitary bee nests. In garden, S... - Heather Angel
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Heather Angel / Chalcid wasp (Gasteruption jaculator) nectaring on Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) cultivar, picking up pollen on legs and head. Long ovipositor used to lays eggs inside solitary bee nests. In garden, S...
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