Kōrero: Wasps and bees

Bees’ nest holes

Bees’ nest holes

Leioproctus bees nest in individual tunnels dug in soil. New Zealand has 18 native Leioproctus species. They are hairy, and most are black.

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Photograph by John W. Early

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Early, 'Wasps and bees - Native bees', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11157/bees-nest-holes (accessed 6 December 2019)

He kōrero nā John Early, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007