No Common Name Osmia georgica Cresson, 1878

Status:

A fairly regular, but not overly abundant hole-nesting Osmia. While small it is notable for have what looks like growths on its mandibles, making them quite distinctive. These elevations are probably used to help carry mud to the nests while forming partitions between their cells. (S. Droege, pers. comm.)

Description:

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

There are 23 records in the project database.

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A male Osmia georgica in Maryland. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A male Osmia georgica in Maryland. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A female Osmia georgica collected in Talbot Co., Maryland. Photographed by Ashleigh Jacobs. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A female Osmia georgica collected in Talbot Co., Maryland. Photographed by Ashleigh Jacobs. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A female Osmia georgica collected in Talbot Co., Maryland. Photographed by Ashleigh Jacobs. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

Osmia georgica from Carroll Co., Maryland (7/23/2013). Photo by Sue Boo. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

Osmia georgica from Carroll Co., Maryland (7/23/2013). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

Osmia georgica from Carroll Co., Maryland (7/23/2013). Photo by Sue Boo. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

An Osmia georgica on Fleabane in Baltimore City, Maryland (5/18/2017). Determined by John S. Ascher/BugGuide. Photo by Pauline Horn. (MBP list)

An Osmia georgica on Fleabane in Baltimore City, Maryland (5/18/2017). Determined by John S. Ascher/BugGuide. Photo by Pauline Horn. (MBP list)

A female Osmia georgica in Baltimore City, Maryland (6/6/2008). Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)


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