Daily Archives: July 6, 2014

Plant-Insect Interaction: Masked bee on a sulphur cinquefoil

Masked bees (Hymenoptera: Colletidae: Hylaeus spp.) get their common name from the yellow or white markings that adorn their black faces. Like other bees they spend a great deal of time collecting pollen and nectar from flowers. While they consume … Continue reading

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