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Snug as a Bug in a...Bee Condo

Bee condo for leafcutting bees includes the offspring (left) of a solitary mason wasp. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

When you try to attract leafcutting bees (Megachile spp.) to your bee condos, you may also attract something else.Wasps.Bee condos (wood blocks...

Bee condo for leafcutting bees includes the offspring (left) of a solitary mason wasp. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bee condo for leafcutting bees includes the offspring (left) of a solitary mason wasp. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bee condo for leafcutting bees includes the offspring (left) of a solitary mason wasp. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Leafcutting bee (left) emerges from her hole in a photo taken last summer. At right a plugged hole. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Leafcutting bee (left) emerges from her hole in a photo taken last summer. At right a plugged hole. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Leafcutting bee (left) emerges from her hole in a photo taken last summer. At right a plugged hole. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Leafcutting bee sealing her nest in a photo taken last summer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Leafcutting bee sealing her nest in a photo taken last summer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Leafcutting bee sealing her nest in a photo taken last summer. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, January 19, 2012 at 9:37 PM
 
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