Competition 2023 – Photography – 18 and over – Luke Chambers – (2) Epeolus variegatus

By Luke Chambers

Two Cuckoo Bees (Epeolus variegatus) fast asleep, grasping onto the grass with their mandibles. Still with a few drops of morning dew on them. Handheld focus stack.
Competition: 2023 - Photography - 18 and over
Insect order: Ants, bees, wasps and sawflies
Species: Black-thighed Cellophane-cuckoo bees, Epeolus variegatus
Picture taken in: United Kingdom

Second image