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 Leafcutting bee (Osmia ribifloris)




Leafcutting bee | Osmia ribifloris photo
Osmia ribifloris (on a barberry flower),

Photograph by Jack Dykinga, USDA. License: Public Domain.  (view image details)

LEAFCUTTING BEE FACTS

Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Hymenoptera
Family:Megachilidae
Genus:Osmia
Species:ribifloris
Common Name:Leafcutting bee


Relatives in same Genus
  Blue orchard bee (O. lignaria)