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Above is an image of a carpenter bee (remember from last week these are as big as bumble bees) beside a small carpenter bee! Look at the size difference!
Sometimes you might notice very petite bee-like insects buzzing around your flowers with an intentional pattern of collecting pollen and nectar. Well, these truly are bees of a much smaller size! Below are some more examples of small bees, usually <0.8 cm long.
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Photo by Bernhard Plank