Osmia georgica, F, Face, Carroll Co. MD

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Detailed Description

Osmia georgica....Note the expanded and swollen ends to the mandibles, while it is not quite clear what the purpose the serve it is likely to help carry leaf pulp to make dividers for the nest cells they create in the former tunnels of beetles. Found in Maryland and photographed by Sue Boo


Image Dimensions: 2336 x 2094

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