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Blueberry Bee
My first identification of this insect was that it was a cuckoo wasp. After submitting the image to BugGuide.net I was informed that instead, the insect was a blueberry bee. (osmia ribifloris).


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Voted 10/10

Great close up man!
Would that be a kind of bee? If it is, and of course if you want to, you can add on my album "bees and flowers"!
Posted Mar 16, 2011 6:37 pm

lcarreauCuckoo ?


Voted 10/10

"There's a sad sort of clanging,
From the clock in the hall;
And the bells in the steeple, too.
And up in the nursery,
An absurd little bird;
Is popping out to say.. Cuc-koo ..."
Posted Mar 16, 2011 7:45 pm

slowbutsteadycuckoo wasp


Hasn't voted

As a member of the hymenoptera order, as are bees, I guess the cuckoo could be attached to the "bees and flowers" album. Thank you for your votes and remarks.
Posted Mar 16, 2011 9:45 pm

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slowbutsteadySubmitted by slowbutsteady
on Mar 16, 2011 10:19 am

Image ID: 705011
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Object Title: Blueberry Bee

Image Type(s): Wildlife