Reserva Ecológica Costanera Sur

Sitio realizado por aficionados a la observación de aves desde 10 de enero 2006

Chimney bee - Ptilothrix sp.

Order Hymenoptera
Family Apidae
Chimney bee
03-12-15 © Gustavo F. Brahamian
The bees of this genus are solitary and do not build hive nor have labour division, typical of other genus in this family. The females build the nest in the ground digging a tunnel and provision with pollen as food for the larvae.