- Female bees (Figure) carry pieces of leaf to form nests in the soil or rotten wood, or in crevices.
- Adult bees are present in range of colors and size.
- Eggs are laid in nests filled with a paste of honey and pollen.
- Leaflets are cut neatly in a semi-circular fashion (Figure).
- Impact of damage is negligible.
Leafcutter Bee Leafcutter Bee Damage
Submitted by sabitha on Tue, 06/01/2009 - 16:01