Monthly Archives: September 2015

Resin with Debris Plugs & Dianthidium

  As the nights cool and the leaves start to turn in the high country of Colorado, we find one of our Autumn bees laboring away. She’s collecting pollen to provision her nest, along with a smattering of sticks, stones, and resin that … Continue reading

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Mud “Plugs” (part 2) & Auplopus

What is THAT?  Looking a bit like a dried up worm, this is a series of mud-lined cells constructed by a wasp in the genus Auplopus.  This unique nest is one of the more bizarre we have found in our … Continue reading

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