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GROUND NESTING BEE [1 record]

Record 1 2021-01-12

English

Subject field(s)
  • Insects, Centipedes, Spiders, and Scorpions
  • Beekeeping
CONT

Ground nesting or miner bees are solitary bees that create underground galleries, with queens living individually and raising their own young. The entrances to the nests are small piles or patches of bare soil.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Insectes, mille-pattes, araignées et scorpions
  • Élevage des abeilles
CONT

[Environ] 70 % des abeilles solitaires sont des abeilles terricoles. Elles creusent des petits puits dans la terre dégagée de verdure et bien exposée […]

Spanish

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