Blue-banded Bee at rest on flower
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BLUE-BANDED BEE FACTS
The Blue-banded Bee has a golden brown head, and the abdomen is striped black and pale blue. Males rest overnight clinging to plant stems.
common in gardens
feeds on flowers, often blue coloured flowers
nest in burrow in banks, gaps in retaining walls, under houses.
Can sting but are not aggressive.
|Common Name:||Blue-banded Bee|
Relatives in same Genus
Teddy Bear Bee (A. bombiformis)