Fruit flies use mason bee nests

Fruit flies use mason bee nests

This Photo by Frank M. shows the masses of fruit flies that can be produced in a few nesting tunnels.

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Inside the nest-Kevin

Inside the nest-Kevin

I’m hoping you can help me identify some pests that infested my Mason bee stacks. I cracked open my corn resin stacks today to clean…

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What is this curly material?-inside the nest

What is this curly material?-inside the nest

Hi Margriet: “Further to our brief chat a couple of minutes ago I attach a couple of photos I took of a nesting box today….

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Inside the nest- wasp species-from Rachael

Inside the nest- wasp species-from Rachael

Rachel emailed me these photos.  Would you be able to identify this particular wasp species? I think it isn’t a parasite but rather just another…

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Inside a nest-from Ken and Nancy O.

Inside a nest-from Ken and Nancy O.

Margriet I have attached pictures of cocoons in block also a large wasp that used dried grass to fill holes.  Thank you for the quick…

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Nesting with abundance from Frank

Nesting with abundance from Frank

“Hi Margriet .. I’m a little late in sending you my usual “annual report” on the cocoon harvesting by my group this year, but it’s…

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