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Xylocopa violacea
Xylocopa violacea
Xylocopa violacea
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Xylocopa violacea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Buskett
26/10/12
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Apidae
The Violet carpenter bee (Xylocopa violacea), is a large distinctive bee which is found nesting in dead wood. It is a solitary bee and is a dark violet colour, overall, almost black. It is relatively tame and generally does not attack.