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Hemihalictus series discovered by Mardon (#9989)

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Observed: May 9, 2018 @ 1:15 PM
Posted on: May 10, 2018 @ 11:35 AM (diff: 1 days)
Comments:
Found on a dandelion. Moved to a grey table for photos. This bee spent several minutes ingesting and regurgitating a yellow colored fluid from it's mouth. That activity can be seen in one of these photo. I guess this has something to do with the pollen from the dandelions that it had been visiting. What is the purpose of this process?

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By Elijah on 5/10/2018 7:46:15 PM

I don't know a lot about bees, but it may be nectar that the bee collected for making honey. 

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