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Happy National Squash Bee Day!

Squash bee, Peponapis pruinosa, inside a squash blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

In case you missed it, today was National Pumpkin Day. But it ought to be National Squash Bee Day, because the squash bee (my favorite species is Peponapis pruinosa) is an important pollinator of squash and pumpkins.  A little bit about the squash...

Squash bee, Peponapis pruinosa, inside a squash blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Squash bee, Peponapis pruinosa, inside a squash blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Squash bee, Peponapis pruinosa, inside a squash blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 5:44 PM
 
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