New in the Second Edition: Larger typeface; organized by family with page headers by common name; discussions of solitary bees vs. social bees, bee life spans, and nesting including a diagram of a typical ground nest.
Using this card set, you'll be able to identify bees on the wing to the genus level. Included for each featured bee are gorgeous color photographs, a general description of appearance, the distribution and richness, flight season, foraging and nesting habits, floral hosts, and how each transports pollen.
Also included is a brief description and illustration of the anatomy of a bee, a glossary, bibliography, and online resources so you can delve deeper into the lives of these fascinating social insects.
Designed as a companion to the card set Common Plants to Attract California Native Bees. This 3-1/2" x 5-1/4" card set is spiral bound and printed on sturdy laminated paper with rounded corners--designed to hold up to rough service in the field.