species) are also likely to inhabit bee hotels.
For example, bamboo nests placed on the University of Costa Rica campus for six months yielded Megachile
bees and two species of wasps that prey on cockroaches, Ampulex sp.
lanata (F.) (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) is a polylectic pollinator that is native to India and northern Africa.
The giant bee, which can grow up to 1.5 inches and has a wingspan of 2.5, was first discovered in 1858 by young explorer Alfred Russel Wallace, who gave the bee its nameaWallace's giant bee (Megachile
The bee (full name Megachile
pluto), which lives in the Indonesian island region of North Moluccas, makes its nest in termite mounds, using its large fang-like mandibles to collect sticky resin to protect its home from the termites.
For example, the Laurence Sanders image of a leafcutter bee Megachile
macularis carrying a piece of cut leaf, about to enter an underground burrow where a sizeable wolf spider is sitting at the entrance (p.
Bumble bees (Bombus spp.), the eastern carpenter bee (Xylocopa virginica L.), several species of halictids, the honey bee (Apis mellifera L.), the mining bee (Svastra atripes Cresson), and the leaf-cutter bee (Megachile
brevis Say) were found to be common visitors of partridge pea flowers (Robertson, 1890; Hardin et al., 1972; Thorp and Estes, 1975; Wolfe and Estes, 1992; Williams et at, 2015).
For example, alfalfa flower has 12 ovules, its five of the six visitors (namely, Apis dorsata, Apis mellifera, Chalicodoma cephalotes, Chalicodoma rubripes, and Megachile
nana) transfer >29 number of pollen grains in a single visit (Table 2).
The most dominant species in the family Megachilidae was the species Megachile
binghami, Lysioglossum sp., Lasioglyssum sp., Osmia caerulescens, Megachile
rotundata, Halictus sp., H.