Posts Tagged: Halictus tripartitus
Dear Crab Spider, Please don't eat the pollinators. You may help yourself to a mosquito, a crane...
A crab spider dines on a sweat bee, a female Halictus tripartitus (as identified by native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp, distinguished emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Missed! A male long-horned bee, probably Melissodes agilis, eludes the crab spider. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A crab spider on top of the world, the cone of a petal-less blanket flower (Gaillardia). (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Hey, I can wait all day. And I will. I'm a Wait Watcher. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Today's the Fourth of July and folks are splashing in their pools. So, what happens when a bee...
Summertime...and the living is easy...A female sweat bee, genus Halictus, floats on a leaf in a swimming pool. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
If you like to take photos of insects that are as small as a grain of rice, then you'll...
When a sweat bee and a honey bee share the same flower, the size difference is quite distinct.We...
Caught between a rock and a...soft place... You'll often see tiny sweat bees nectaring rock...
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