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Inside View of Leafcutter Bee Cell – Larva and Pollen Supply

2 responses

  1. What is that honey looking like stuff?

    July 6, 2012 at 9:53 pm

    • It is a mixture of pollen and perhaps some nectar that the adult female bee collects and packs into a pellet before laying her egg on it. The minute the egg hatches, the larval bee has a food supply that lasts until it pupates and emerges as an adult.

      July 6, 2012 at 10:33 pm

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