Wildlife North America . com
North American Animals - mamals, birds, reptiles, insects

 Eastern Carpenter bee (Xylocopa virginica)




Eastern Carpenter bee | Xylocopa virginica photo
The Eastern Carpenter Bee slices a hole in the flower's corolla to secure nectar

Photograph by Marvin Smith. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Eastern Carpenter bee | Xylocopa virginica photo
Eastern Carpenter bee (Xylocopa virginica) on Monarda

Photograph by Beatriz moisset. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Eastern Carpenter bee | Xylocopa virginica photo
Carpenter bee (Xylocopa virginica) on apple (Malus domestica)

Photograph by Carl Dennis, Auburn University, Bugwood.org. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

EASTERN CARPENTER BEE FACTS

Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Apidae
Genus:Xylocopa
Species:virginica
Common Name:Eastern Carpenter bee