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Not Joe the Plumber

Carpenter Bee

Plumbers, especially a plumber named "Joe," are hogging the news a lot lately. But what about the carpenters? What about the carpenter bees? The carpenter bee, a black bee larger than a bumble bee, burrows into dead trees, logs and your...

Carpenter Bee
Carpenter Bee

This female carpenter bee ("Josie the Carpenter?") robs nectar from sage. Check out the huge compound eyes. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, October 16, 2008 at 12:30 PM
Tags: carpenter bee (24), compound eyes (1), Xylocopa (1)
 
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