Common Little Leaf-cutter Bee Megachile brevis Say, 1837    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Hymenoptera   >   Family Megachilidae   >   Genus Megachile   

Description:

Nests are categorized as hollow or pithy stems/existing cavities, and social behavior is categorized as solitary to communal (Selfridge et al., 2017).

There are 36 records in the project database.

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A male Common Little Leaf-cutter Bee in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/17/2014). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A female Common Little Leaf-cutter Bee collected in Kent Co., Maryland (6/8/2011). Photograph by Brooke Alexander and processed by Elizabeth Garcia. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A female Common Little Leaf-cutter Bee collected in Kent Co., Maryland (6/8/2011). Photograph by Brooke Alexander and processed by Elizabeth Garcia. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A female Megachile brevis collected in Haywood Co., Tennessee. This is a common and widespread leaf-cutting bee. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A female Megachile brevis collected in Haywood Co., Tennessee. This is a common and widespread leaf-cutting bee. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A female Megachile brevis collected in Haywood Co., Tennessee. This is a common and widespread leaf-cutting bee. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A Common Little Leaf-cutter Bee in Charles Co., Maryland (9/25/2016). Photo by Pauline Horn. (MBP list)


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