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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PAROFES

PAROFES - Mar 16, 2011 6:37 pm - Voted 10/10

wow...

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"!
Cheers
Paulo

lcarreau

lcarreau - Mar 16, 2011 7:45 pm - Voted 10/10

Cuckoo ?

"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 ..."

slowbutsteady

slowbutsteady - Mar 16, 2011 9:45 pm - Hasn't voted

cuckoo wasp

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.

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