Broad-handed Carpenter Bee

  • Name: Xylocopa latipes
  • Rank: species
  • Parent ID: 571251
  • Xylocopa latipes, the tropical carpenter bee, is a species of carpenter bee widely dispersed throughout Southeast Asia. As its name suggests, this bee inhabits forests in warm tropical climates and constructs nests by burrowing into wood. It often makes long deep tunnels in wooden rafters, fallen trees, telephone poles and the like, but is not found in living trees.

    ID: 363759