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 Giant resin bee (Megachile sculpturalis)




Giant resin bee | Megachile sculpturalis photo
Giant Resin Bee (Megachile sculpturalis), Easton, Pennsylvania, USA

Photograph by John Baker. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Giant resin bee | Megachile sculpturalis photo
These impressive bees were apparently introduced to North Carolina from Asia in 1994. Photographed in Massachusetts

Photograph by llisa. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

GIANT RESIN BEE FACTS

Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Megachilidae
Genus:Megachile
Species:sculpturalis
Common Name:Giant resin bee