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Bee #587575

Asked 2019-08-09 11:55:26

Hello, are you able to identify this bee that is in our Mason bee house. Thank you

Baltimore County Maryland

Expert Response

Hi - This looks like a resin bee (Megachile sp.). They are an introduced species that will take advantage of wood cavities like this. Here is an article with information about them. https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/giant-resin-bee

Christa

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