Rare Bee Species Lives Alone, Makes Nest Out of Flower Petals : TreeHugger

http://www.treehugger.com/galleries/2010/05/rare-bee-species-lives-alone-makes-nest-out-of-flower-petals.php?page=1

“When we think of bees, we often think of a cartoon-like swarm that populates a giant hive. But a rare new species discovered in the Middle East is about to change all of that. The Osmia avoseta is a solitary bee that constructs its nest from petals creating a cocoon-like dwelling for its larvae. “

http://www.treehugger.com/galleries/2010/05/rare-bee-species-lives-alone-makes-nest-out-of-flower-petals.php?page=1

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