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Banksia Bee
(Hylaeus alcyoneus)

Aussie Bee Homepage > Native Bee Photo Gallery > Banksia Bees

Banksia bee

This excellent photograph was contributed by Dr Michael Batley

The male Banksia Bee (Hylaeus alcyoneus) fiercely defends his banksia flower spike. He defends his territory against all comers like the 'King of the Castle.'


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