Category: Maine

Stelis subemarginata An uncommon nest parasi…

Stelis subemarginata 

An uncommon nest parasite of the genus Osmia

This one from Maine, where lots of Osmia hang out. Rarely found, but does this mean they are “rare”??? Probably not, likely there are thousands upon thousands produced each year across North America. We just aren’t paying attention. Sad. Photo by Brooke Alexander.

Another dark northern Andrena. This one (And…

Another dark northern Andrena

This one (Andrena milwaukiensis) also runs down the high elevations of the Rockies and the Appalachians. Collected in Hancock County, Maine and contibuted by Alison Dibble. Photographed by Wayne Boo