A discussion group for exploring the fascinating insect group that are the ants, bees, wasps (Order Hymenoptera) and their allies.
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I have a Mason Bee house, 4 of the holes are now plugged which indicates those plugs are in use. I also know these occupied holes can be accessed by predators. Can one put a sticker over the occupied…Continue
Was hoping that perhaps someone recognized this right off the bat.Can't tell you the size other than tiny. Maybe 1mm?Only pictures I managed. Second is blurry, but maybe shows a key feature…Continue
This flew around my head a couple of times today, and initially I thought it was the common B. impatiens; but after it landed I noticed the yellow patches on towards the tip of the abdomen. So I…Continue
In about an hour this afternoon (21 May 2018) I checked many "lion's tooth" flowers (dent-de-lion), better known as dandelions. I photographed an incredible 16 species of insects on these flowers,…Continue
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