Hymenoptera: Bees, Wasps, and Sawflies - Alex Wild Photography
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Trigona sp.

Trigona sp.

Stingless bees rob nectar from a bird of paradise flower. Note the holes the bees have chewed in the petals, allowing them to take nectar without gathering pollen.

Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil

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