Posts Tagged: Halictus tripartitus
Let's hear it for the sweat bee. It's one of the many tiny bees that ought to be honored and...
A sweat bee, Halictus tripartitus, nectaring on a tower of jewels (Echium wildpretii) in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A sweat bee, Halictus tripartitus, twists as it forages on mustard in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
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...