Osmia aglaia

Osmia aglaia, f, face, Mariposa CA

Detailed Description

More brilliant greens, blues, and purples from the metallic mason bees of western North America. This one (O. aglaia) comes from Yosemite National Park , where Claire Kremen's group has been looking at post burn bee communities in areas of chronic burns. Photograph by Anders Croft.


Image Dimensions: 2048 x 1783

Location Taken: US