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Squash Bees

 
Landon Sunrich
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Who knew? A native digging squash bee.

The squash bee

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WobQObH4oDE
 
Steven Feil
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Location: South Central Idaho
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We have found several of these nests around our property. Many have been in and around our squash area. We have found them in other areas as well. I am guessing, based on observation of our flower visitors that there are probably many other species doing the same thing. I know that many solitary bees and wasps do tunnel nests.
 
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