leafcutter

leafcutter

(ˈliːfˌkʌtə)
adj
1. (Animals) a leafcutter ant
2. (Animals) a leafcutter bee
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"Ah, the leafcutter bee!" I carelessly remarked--you know I am very learned in Natural History (for instance, I can always tell kittens from chickens at one glance)--and I was passing on, when a sudden thought made me stoop down and examine the leaves.
"We're thrilled to see that there's already an abundance of wildlife in the garden, with evidence of leafcutter bees making the most of the garden and birds nesting too.
NAME THAT BEE : Leafcutter bees are so called on account of the females' habit of cutting sections of leaves with which to line their nest cells
There's also an impressive Leafcutter ant colony and a wildflower garden to enjoy.
SPREAD THE WORD If you see neat circular cuttings from your plant leaves, it's most likely caused by leafcutter bees.
Leafcutter bees use leaves to build nests in wood or soil.
A smattering of highlights I've picked out - slightly at random, because it all sounds smashing - include gigs by the excellent Warm Digits at Cobalt (including a pre-gig workshop) and Leafcutter John at the Star and Shadow Cinema;a Viz for Kids workshop with former Viz co-editor, Alex Collier; PlayShapes, which offers a creative antidote to identikit soft play centres and playgrounds; T-shirt and tote bag printing; a Cat & Clay Social, which is exactly what it sounds like, and a live recording of the tasty food-focused podcast, Hoovering with comedian and actor Jess Fostekew and a scrumptious line up of North East guests.
A smattering of highlights I've picked out - slightly at random, because it all sounds smashing - include gigs by the excellent Warm Digits at Cobalt (including a pre-gig workshop) and Leafcutter John at the Star and Shadow Cinema; a Viz for Kids workshop with former Viz co-editor Alex Collier; PlayShapes, which offers a creative antidote to identikit soft-play centres and playgrounds; T-shirt and tote bag printing; a Cat & Clay Social, which is exactly what it sounds like, and a live recording of the tasty food-focused podcast, Hoovering with comedienne and actor Jess Fostekew and a scrumptious line-up of North East guests.
For Atta mexicana, a tropical leafcutter ant that lives here at the northernmost limit of its range, the rain means it's almost time to mate.
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.
Real name: Leafcutter ant These fellas can lift up to 50 times their own body weight.