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Noun1.Megachile - type genus of the Megachilidae: leaf-cutting beesMegachile - type genus of the Megachilidae: leaf-cutting bees
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Megachilidae, Megachilidae - leaf-cutting and mason bees
leaf-cutter, leaf-cutter bee, leaf-cutting bee - bee that cuts rounded pieces from leaves and flowers to line its nest
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Osmia caerulescens, Megachile rotundata, Halictus sp.
Sex and weight of Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) progeny associated with provision weights.
Bees from several native bee genera including Lithurgus, Diadasia, Melissodes, Bombus, Agapostemon, and Megachile visit Opuntia flowers (Osborn et al.
lapidarius, Megachile rotundata y Osmia lignaria) han demostrado que la sensibilidad a los insecticidas puede variar dependiendo de la especie de abeja (Thompson, 2001, Scott-Dupree, Conroy, & Harris, 2009).
The pollinators were mainly consisting of two bees Apis dorsata Megachile perihirta and Syrphid fly Eplyrphus baltaetus.
Susceptibility to chalkbrood of alfalfa leafcutter bees, Megachile rotundata, reared on natural and artificial provisions.
Micro-CT scans let researchers identify the bees as Megachile gentilis, a species still alive today.
Alfalfa has a number of native pollinators, including wild bees from the Megachile and Bombus genera, and the well-known and widely studied leafcutter bee and honeybee.
For example, in November / December 2002 an aggregation of Megachile ferox (Megachilidae) bees roosted on the edge of an area of open-forest that had been burnt by a small fire approximately seven months earlier.