Xylocopidae

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Xylocopidae

[‚zīl·ə′käp·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of hairy tropical bees in the superfamily Apoidea.
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Large carpenter bees (Xylocopa) excavate their nest tunnels in soft wood such as redwood arbors or fences, and small carpenter bees (Ceratina) use pithy stems such as elderberry or old sunflower stalks.
He said it was probably a carpenter bee and I should contact the museum.
Pollination of the yellow passionfruit: Nectar, pollen and carpenter bees.
Thermoregulatory physiology of the carpenter bee, Xylocopa varipuncta.
But it was a shower of sawdust from a hole in this two-by-four into which a carpenter bee (I thought it was a hummingbird at the time) was about to disappear.
Nesting habits of the small carpenter bee, Ceratina dentipes, in Hengchun Peninsula, southern Taiwan (Hymenoptera: Anthophoridae).
5th: The Robin Chorus Moon becomes the new Carpenter Bee Moon at 10:55 p.
Extension entomologists unanimously agree that the best way to prevent carpenter bee damage is to keep wood surfaces painted (stains don't deter them nearly as well as paint).
The larger carpenter bees, with their wood-boring equipment, readily nip holes in flowers.
Like the fuzzyfoot, the giant carpenter bee "flexes its powerful flight muscles so fast they create sonic energy that causes pollen to shoot out of the tomato flower's hollow anthers.
Carpenter bees build their nests by drilling perfectly round tunnels into soft woods.
Carpenter bee 19-23 Xylocopa micans Lepeletier Carpenter bee 15-19 Agapostemon splendens (Lepeletier) Halictid 10 Augochlorella aurata (Smith) Halictid 5.