Competition 2023 – Photography – Under 18 years – Gustav Parenmark – (2) Megachile lagopoda

By Gustav Parenmark, age 17

The nature reserve of ”Södra Hällarna”, located on the western coast of Gotland, Sweden is home to a very delicate fauna of bees, such as this Megachile lagopoda, a powerfully built insect that I found sleeping in some greater knapweed, (Centaurea scabiosa).
Competition: 2023 - Photography - Under 18 years
Insect order: Ants, bees, wasps and sawflies
Species: Leafcutter bee, Megachile lagopoda
Picture taken in: Sweden

Second image