carpenter bee

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large solitary bee that lays eggs in tunnels bored into wood or plant stems

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all of which consistently attracted honey bees and large carpenter bees (Xylocopa spp.
An expert there said the bee was a carpenter bee that normally lives in the Mediterranean and North Africa.
But when it blooms, the cactus lures pollinators, such as this Darwin's finch and carpenter bee (above), to feed on nectar from its flowers.
Nesting biology and foraging activity of carpenter bee on passion fruit.
That is because the carpenter bee is similar to most of the species of bees out there.
He was part of a BBC crew who spent two weeks filming creatures, including the female carpenter bee, on a hill at Sandy Bay, near Cape Town, South Africa.
A field study of thermoregulation in the carpenter bee Xylocopa virginica virginica (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae).
Or maybe you wouldn't know a carpenter bee from a hummingbird, both being about equal in size.
Nesting biology of an Oriental carpenter bee, Xylocopa [Biluna) nasalis Westwood, 1838, in Thailand (Hymenoptera, Apidae, Xylocopinae).
Astronomical data for April The Phases of the Robin Chorus Moon and the Carpenter Bee Moon
If you spot a large bee buzzing around your home that looks like a shiny bumblebee without its fuzz, it's probably a carpenter bee.
Richardson, of the University of Arizona in Tucson, monitored visitors to the showy white blooms and found that a plump carpenter bee quickly turns to robbery.
One bee we're studying for pollinating tomato plants is an Arizona native called a giant carpenter bee.
Two varieties of stinging insects, the hornet and the carpenter bee, pose significant threats to one's health and home," said Cindy Mannes, vice president of public affairs for NPMA.