Leafcutter Bees

leafcutter bee

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Leafcutter bees are a type of solitary bee that is about the same size as a honey bee and do not display aggressive behaviors. They have a slightly darker body color with light banding on the abdomen. Leafcutter bees nest in wooden tunnels, but some form nests in the ground.

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