Bees - BarbaraRibble
P113MegachileFortisBee584
June 28, 2012  8:50 a.m.  P1130584
Another look at the leafcutter bee, Megachile fortis, at LBJ WC.  They cut leaves to line the nest holes where they may sleep or hide from bad weather.  Females collect sunflower pollen under the abdomen, not on legs.

P113MegachileFortisBee584
June 28, 2012 8:50 a.m. P1130584
Another look at the leafcutter bee, Megachile fortis, at LBJ WC. They cut leaves to line the nest holes where they may sleep or hide from bad weather. Females collect sunflower pollen under the abdomen, not on legs.