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Mason bees and pollen

Posted by blueberrytalk on June 12, 2011

Unlike honeybees, Mason bees carry pollen on stiff hairs under the abdomen called “scopa”. The scopa are well positioned to facilitate good pollination. Click on the picture and magnify to see the pollen grains.

mason bee with pollen

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