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Old Wednesday 2nd September 2015, 19:11   #1
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Mallocan Bee

A friend photagraphed the attached insect in Mallorca earlier this year but has been unable to put a name to it. Any ideas please?
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Old Thursday 3rd September 2015, 07:06   #2
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A friend is studying the bees of the Balearic Islands and he tells me that this is Chalcidoma sicula - a beautiful bee that builds nests with mud
chimney entrances.
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A friend is studying the bees of the Balearic Islands and he tells me that this is Chalcidoma sicula - a beautiful bee that builds nests with mud
chimney entrances.
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Sorry, that should have read Chalicodoma sicula.
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