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Species detail

Megachile sp. (Leaf cutter bee)

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Taxonomy

This taxa is in the family Megachilidae. The genus Megachile is known by the common name “leaf cutter bees” because many members cut out circular or oval pieces of leaves and use them to line their nests. There are some exceptions, some Megachile use tree resin, and others use masticated vegetation and mud in addition to leaf pieces. If you receive this taxonomic category it is because the specimen we recovered is not in good enough shape to identify to species.

Description

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Nest Structure

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Hole Sizes

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Voltinism

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Activity Period

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References

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Minnesota Record Map

These data are from the Minnesota Bee Atlas project.

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