Bees - BarbaraRibble
P168DianthidiumSpMegachilidNest682
July 6, 2017  7:32 a.m.  P1680682
This is a bee nest of a Dianthidium species on the outside of a water tank, which appears similar to its usual choice, a large rock.  Note the bits of crushed glass taken from the garden surface commercial "mulch."   This is a Resin Bee.  Megachilid  (leafcutter, mason and resin bees).

P168DianthidiumSpMegachilidNest682
July 6, 2017 7:32 a.m. P1680682
This is a bee nest of a Dianthidium species on the outside of a water tank, which appears similar to its usual choice, a large rock. Note the bits of crushed glass taken from the garden surface commercial "mulch." This is a Resin Bee. Megachilid (leafcutter, mason and resin bees).