Hairy-footed flower bee

hairy footed flower bee
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Active Months

From March to June.

Nesting Habits

In Aerial or ground nests such as walls, banks or underground nests.

How To Identify A Hairy-Footed Flower Bee


A female solitary bee has a black abdomen with yellow legs. 


A male solitary bee has a brown abdomen, a pale face and hair plumes on their middle legs.


Often mistaken for a bumble bee, the solitary bee is amongst the earliest to become active in spring time. Great pollinators as they spend their days traversing between flowers and blossoms. A solitary bee loves some deadnettles, lungwort and other wallflowers.

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