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any of numerous solitary bees that build nests of hardened mud and sand

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Osmia caerulescens, Megachile rotundata, Halictus sp.
Weather-dependent pollinator activity in apple orchard, with special reference to Osmia cornuta and Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae and Apidae).
In 2010, 92 Osmia lignaria and 19 Megachile apicalis bees were collected from 17 and three nest posts respectively, with all collections for both species coming from oak-dominated habitats (Fig.
Impact of currently used or potentially useful insecticides for canola agroecosystems on Bombus impatiens (Hymenoptera: Apidae), Megachile rot-undata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) and Osmia lignaria (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae).
PICART, 1972 Observations preliminaries sur la biologie d' Osmia (Chalcosmia) carulescens L.
Overwintering strategies in the red mason solitary bee-physiological correlates of midgut metabolic activity and turnover of nutrient reserves in females of Osmia bicornis.
Open-cell parasitism shapes maternal investment patterns in the Reel Mason bee, Osmia rufa.
De igual forma, en un trabajo experimental controlado con la abeja solitaria Osmia bicornis (L.
Additional frequent visitors to blowout penstemon flowers, thought to be the common pollinators of Penstemon, include four species of megachilid bees (Hoplitis pilosifrons Cresson, Osmia cyaneonitens Cockerell, O.
Working on multiple floral visitors, Adler and Irwin [26] observed that Xylocopa, Osmia and Habropoda carried the most Gelsemium sempervirens (Carolina jessamine; Loganiaceae) pollen, followed by Bombus and Apis.
They then fed the pollen to larvae of two closely related generalist species of mason bee (Osmia bicornis and Osmia cornuta) to see how well the larvae developed.
He says species of pastured pollinators could include, for example, the blue orchard bee, Osmia lignaria.