Green-winged Bamboo-Carpenter

  • Name: Xylocopa nasalis
  • Rank: species
  • Parent ID: 502281
  • The Oriental carpenter bee, Xylocopa nasalis, or Xylocopa (Biluna) nasalis, is a species of carpenter bee. It is widely distributed in Southeast Asian countries. It is a major pollinator within its ecosystem, and is often mistaken for a bumblebee. The species leads a solitary lifestyle with a highly female-biased colony in the nest.

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    ID: 502279