LasioglossumLasioglossum (Australictus) peraustrale Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) brunnesetum Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) lanarium Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) willsi Lasioglossum willsi – flowers

Photographs by Marc Newman

Whilst some native bees have preference for visiting selected flowering plants, some species such as Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) willsi from the genus Lasioglossum are known to visit a variety of flowering plants.

Check out some of the photographs from Marc Newman document the variety of flowering plants that Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) willsi feed on.

Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) willsi, Amiens QLD © Marc Newman
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) willsi on Ozothamnus obcordatus, Amiens QLD © Marc Newman
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) willsi on Wahlenbergia, Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) willsi on Wahlenbergia, Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) willsi on Jacksonia scoparia, Amiens QLD © Marc Newman
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) willsi on Jacksonia scoparia, Amiens QLD © Marc Newman
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) willsi on Xanthorrhoea, Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) willsi on Xanthorrhoea, Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) willsi on lemon flower, Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) willsi on lemon flower, Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) willsi, Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) willsi on Coryopsis, Ballandean QLD © Marc Newman

  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Subphylum: Hexapoda
  • Class: Insecta
  • Informal: Pterygotes
  • Order: Hymenoptera
  • Superfamily: Apoidea
  • Informal: Apiformes
  • Family: Halictidae
  • Subfamily: Halictinae
  • Genus: Lasioglossum
  • Subgenus: infrageneric Chilalictus
  • Species: Lasioglossum willsi

Footnote & References

  1. Photographs © Marc Newman, Flickr, https://flickr.com/photos/koolbee/albums

LasioglossumLasioglossum (Australictus) peraustrale Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) brunnesetum Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) lanarium Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) willsi Lasioglossum willsi – flowers

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