Anthidium manicatum – Wool-carder bee- Garden

Anthidium manicatum – Wool-carder bee carding the fluff off lambs ears.

Wool Carder Bee (Anthidium manicatum)

Wool Carder Bee (Anthidium manicatum)

Common name European wool carder bee, is a species of bee in the family Megachilidae, the leaf-cutter bees or mason bees. They get the name ‘carder’ from their behaviour of scraping hair from leaves such as lamb’s ears

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