Alfalfa Leafcutter Bee Megachile rotundata (Fabricius, 1793)Non-native  

Status:

"A purposefully introduced bee, used, at times, in the pollination of alfalfa and other crops, but now widely naturalized and can be found throughout North America, particularly in urban or disturbed areas" (S. Droege, 2013).

There are 20 records in the project database.

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A female Megachile rotundata collected in Cecil Co., Maryland (7/8/2013). Collected by Tim McMahon and photographed by Brooke Alexander. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A female Megachile rotundata collected in Cecil Co., Maryland (7/8/2013). Collected by Tim McMahon and photographed by Brooke Alexander. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A female Megachile rotundata collected in Cecil Co., Maryland (7/8/2013). Collected by Tim McMahon and photographed by Brooke Alexander. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

Megachile rotundata, male, Maryland (2012). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)


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