Southern Downs BeesSouthern Downs Native Bees Amphylaeus obscuriceps Exoneura sp Homalictus urbanus Hylaeus euxanthus Hylaeus ruficeps ruficeps Lasioglossum lanarium Leioproctus xanthosus Megachile deanii Lipotriches gracilipes Peacock Carpenter Bee Red Singer

From the Southern Downs region of Queensland we present a selection of photographs of native bee species by Marc Newman.

Homalictus urbanus, female

On Wahlenbergia in Severnlea QLD.

Female Homalictus urbanus on Wahlenbergia, Severnlea QLD © Marc Newman
Female Homalictus urbanum on Wahlenbergia, Severnlea QLD © Marc Newman
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) bicingulatum

Roosting on my bee tree in Ballandean QLD.

Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) bicingulatum, Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) bicingulatum, Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman
Braunsapis sp

Reed Bee on Cone Stick in Girraween QLD

Reed Bee (Braunsapis sp) on Cone Stick, Girraween QLD © Marc Newman
Reed Bee (Braunsapis sp) on Cone Stick, Girraween QLD © Marc Newman
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) hiltacum

Lasioglossum hiltacum on Blue Pacific (Ceanothus) in Ballandean QLD.

Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) hiltacum on Blue Pacific (Ceanothus), Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) hiltacum on Blue Pacific (Ceanothus), Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) lanarium

Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) lanarium on poppies in Severnlea QLD.

Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) lanarium on poppies, Severnlea QLD © Marc Newman
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) lanarium on poppies, Severnlea QLD © Marc Newman
Leioproctus (Ceratocolletes) xanthosus

Leioproctus (Ceratocolletes) xanthosus on Haemodorum planifolium (Blood Root Lily) in Ballandean QLD.

Leioproctus (Ceratocolletes) xanthosus on Haemodorum planifolium (Blood Root Lily) © Marc Newman
Leioproctus (Ceratocolletes) xanthosus on Haemodorum planifolium (Blood Root Lily) © Marc Newman
Lasioglossum (Australictus) peraustrale

Small group of male bees roosting on a twig of an Angophora tree. At least three species including Lasioglossum (Australictus) peraustrale in Ballandean QLD

Lasioglossum (Australictus) peraustrale, Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman
Lasioglossum (Australictus) peraustrale, Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman

Footnote & References

  1. Photographs © Marc Newman
  2. Bees – a search will bring up a great collection of information, Atlas of Living Australia, https://bie.ala.org.au/search?sortField=&dir=desc&q=bees

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