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The Blue Carpenter Bee (Xylocopa caerulea)

The Blue Carpenter Bee (Xylocopa caerulea)

he Blue Carpenter Bee (Xylocopa caerulea) is a species of carpenter bee, named after the fact that they build their nests in dead wood which they tunnel into using their mandibles.
They're a mostly solitary bee, though some species have simple social nests in which mothers and daughters may cohabit.
They are also a docile species. Females are very shy and non-aggressive and males do not even possess a stinger.

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