Osmia ribifloris

Osmia ribifloris Cockerell, 1900

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Ecology and Distribution

Nesting Biology

Nest in holes in wood blocks or in abandoned nests of Sceliphron wasps. Cell partitions and caps are made of leaf pulp (Cane et al. 2007).

References

Cane, J. H., Griswold T., & Parker F. D. (2007).  Substrates and Materials Used for Nesting by North American Osmia Bees (Hymenoptera: Apiformes: Megachilidae). ANNALS OF THE ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA. 100(3), 
 
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