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@fyberduck

Just came home and found a party of four staying in the #pollinatorgarden #beeandbee. Gotta love those cute #longhornedbees, they’re so sassy πŸ™ƒ at Portland, Oregon

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@walter_b_klockers_macro

#longhornedbees (Larry, Curley, and Moe one mo’ time!)

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@lorribeth23

Male long-horned bees, I believe. Fascinating to observe. There were several other smaller types of bees trying to bump this fellow off this echinacea flower and he'd just kick them away with one of his legs. He seemed quite strong indeed. The incoming long-horned bee didn't fare any better. 🐝 #longhornedbees #allthingsbees #allthingsofbeauty #allkindsofmagic #insects_of_our_world #beautiful_insects_japan #arthropod_perfection #ip_insects #kings_insects #fiftyshades_of_nature #kings_macro #inspirenaturenow #allthingsofbeauty_ #macro_brilliance #macroworld #macroclique #_macroverse_ #bns_insects #fineartphotography at Davis Arboretum

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@guyjasna

Circling the nectar path: a Melissodes bee, already loaded with golden pollen, which she collected from Grindelia, probes the florets of another Grindelia blossom. A wonderful native pollinator plant loaded with foragers! I think this might be Grindelia integrifolia, but it could also be stricta. Need a real botantist’s eye (Ahem, anyone in the audience care to suggest?) #dailydrawing #pollinatorsandflowers #botanicalimagery #grindelia #melissodes #longhornedbees #flowersforbeesherbarium #florilegium

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@aprilcoppini

Everybody fell asleep in the same spot πŸ˜†πŸ€— (These were taken early yesterday morning) #longhornedbees #bombuscalifornicus #californiabumblebee #beesleepover #beesecrets #nativepollinators #nativebees

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@world_of_travellers

Bees are an incredibly important group of wildlife. The service they provide by pollinating both our agricultural crops as well as wild plants is critical for our food supply and for maintaining healthy ecosystems upon which all species, including us, rely. But, how much do you actually know about these industrious insects? Take our Beesponsible quiz (link in bio ⬆️) and find out! Here’s a hint for one of the questions: Long-horned bees + squash bees do not live communally 🐝 For more information on @Beesponsible, how you can help bees, and how to participate in a fun social media campaign to support the National Wildlife Federation’s work including the Garden for Wildlife program, visit Beesponsible.com and follow @Beesponsible on social media. #bees #beesponsible #gardens #garden4wildlife #insects #pollinators #quiz #wildlife #squashbees #honeybees #bumblebees #masonbees #longhornedbees #sweatbees #nests #facts #wildlifefacts #spring #nature #TuesdayThoughts

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@kaydoubleubee1

News to me: a #longhornedbees group sleepover. #sleepingbees #gardeningtherapy

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@honeybeeakeeper

I mean, has a more graceful photo ever been taken? πŸ“·pc: Jeremy. He captured these two #longhorned bees making baby #longhornedbees πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ I honestly didn't know it worked this way. #bugsex #nativebees #beesofinstagram #insects #igersjax #youcantunseeit

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@beesponsible

Test your bee knowledge with @nationalwildlife's quiz: #linkinbio β€” then comment below with your score! πŸβ € ・・・⠀ #Repost @nationalwildlife with @get_repostβ € ・・・⠀ Bees are an incredibly important group of wildlife. The service they provide by pollinating both our agricultural crops as well as wild plants is critical for our food supply and for maintaining healthy ecosystems upon which all species, including us, rely.β € But, how much do you actually know about these industrious insects? Take our Beesponsible quiz (link in bio ⬆️) and find out!β € Here’s a hint for one of the questions: Long-horned bees + squash bees do not live communally πŸβ € For more information on @Beesponsible, how you can help bees, and how to participate in a fun social media campaign to support the National Wildlife Federation’s work including the Garden for Wildlife program, visit Beesponsible.com and follow @Beesponsible on social media.β € #bees #beesponsible #gardens #garden4wildlife #insects #pollinators #quiz #wildlife #squashbees #honeybees #bumblebees #masonbees #longhornedbees #sweatbees #nests #facts #wildlifefacts #spring #nature #TuesdayThoughtsβ €

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@aimee.wise

"Bees in the Trap" watercolor and acrylic on paper, 12x16. Inspired by the very real bee orchid, ophrys apifera, that uses scent to mimic a female bee, attracting male long-horned bees to pseudocopulate with it in order to transfer pollen. This is also called "Pouyannian" mimicry in honor of M. Pouyanne who first described this action in this very genus of orchid. Alternately, Wikipedia also states that this orchid in particular is the "only species of the genus which preferentially practices self-pollination (mostly in the northern areas of distribution)" which means that this beauty DON'T NEED NO MAN. #ophrysapifera #beebearing #beeorchid #longhornedbees #mimcryinplants #independentorchid #pouyannianmimicry #beesinthetrap

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@lauren.greenwell

I miss the bees and flowers already 🐝🌻

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@kristenmartyn

Happy Labour Day weekend! #NewEnglandAsters are blooming and the #bees are loving it! 🐝🌸 #longhornedbee ———————————————–—–––——– #naturelovers #natureobsessed #naturephotography #beekeeper #beekeeping #birdhabitat #backyardbees #pollinatorsofinstagram #beesarecool #pollination #hoorayforbees #biodiversity #addictedtonature #fauna #bees #longhornedbees

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@siskiyou_bugs

Here’s another solitary bee, the Furry Leaf-cutter Bee - Megachile perihirta. Leaf-cutters transport pollen in scopae on the undersides of their abdomen rather than on their hind legs as many other bees do. This bee is foraging on what we generally call Bull Thistle, Cirsium vulgare, also Scots Thistle, Common Thistle, and other names. Is that a long horned-bee heading at her? #siskiyoucounty #klamathrange #megachile #megachileperihirta #leafcutterbee #longhornedbees #nativebees

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@cheryls_garden

This morning's sleeping #longhornedbees They really have a preference for #helianthus #melissodes #pollinator

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@orchid_dude

A group of slumbering, male #longhornedbees on #helianthus in #mygarden2017πŸ’› #sunflower #Melissodes #habitat native #bees

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@orchid_dude

Male #longhornedbees hunkering down for the night on my #helianthus 'Moonglow' #swallowtailgardenseeds in #mygarden2017πŸ’š #nativebees

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@linda.npov

Ha! Going through my Chicago pics I just noticed that I photographed a male long-horned bee! Wow--look at those antennae 🐝 Very cool! 🐝 #entomology #hymenoptera #arthropod_perfection #smallworldupclose #bees #longhornedbees #awesomebug

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@kmbrlii

No FiltersπŸ™ŒπŸ»πŸ I'll just bee buzzin through with daily sunflower pics! I hive to post beecause, BEEautiful! My apologies in advance....there will 🐝 more, as I comb through my camera shots πŸ€— Also- long horned bees are the greatest pollinators of sunflowers-if you didn't know😁 #somuchjoyfromjustoneplant #bees #longhornedbees #flowers #garden #nepa

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@fyberduck

And the #pollinatorbee&bee is officially open! Sleepy #bumblebees and #longhornedbees abound on the #sunflowers in the #pollinatorgarden tonight #bombusvosnesenskii #helianthus

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@lynnbaileyprint

Working out how I'm going to deal with this one. Background for #LongHornedBees Still need to wait for the right plants to grow first though. #printmaking #RareBees #miningbees

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@teeteebeezie

Super happy to see a few long-horned bees sipping on the opening sunflower bloom. Some of these blooms were from the Lemon Queen sunflower seed mix from @fruition_seeds and a few others were from a @WholeFoods sunflower mix thanks to @ndbeeman ! #longhornedbees #Eucerini #scopa #fuzzyleggedbee #sunflowers #beebloom2015 #beebloom2015cjn at apoidea apiary

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@in.her.heart.were.mangroves

#LongHornedBees collecting pollen from my #sunflower this morning. #365happiness #garden #beauty #insects #bees

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@in.her.heart.were.mangroves

There are about 10 #LongHornedBees on my #sunflower this morning, but only three are active on the flowers face, one acting as guard as two at a time are collecting pollen. The others appear to be sleeping on the shaded side of the #flower head. They don't seem to be as tolerant of my presence today, and take flight easily if I move too fast. They are not aggressive. #insects #gardening #365happiness #garden #beauty #bees

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@in.her.heart.were.mangroves

Had to save one of my little #LongHornedBees from drowning in the #rainwater bucket today. He seemed grateful just to have something to cling to. I tucked him into my #mint plant, out of the rain. #practicekindness #savethebees #bees #rainstorms #stormydays #insects #gardening #dirtyhands #nature #gardening

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