leaf-cutter bee


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Noun1.leaf-cutter bee - bee that cuts rounded pieces from leaves and flowers to line its nestleaf-cutter bee - bee that cuts rounded pieces from leaves and flowers to line its nest
bee - any of numerous hairy-bodied insects including social and solitary species
genus Megachile, Megachile - type genus of the Megachilidae: leaf-cutting bees
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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.
One, a leaf-cutter bee in the genus Osmia, is in the same family (Megachilidae) as the Anthidium bee and has similar traits.
MARY, Stourbridge A THIS may be down to the leaf-cutter bee, Mary.