Honey bee (Apis mellifera) by: Sam Droege, USGS Bee Lab. Leaf cutting bee (Megachile spp.) by: Sam Droege, USGS Bee Lab. Large carpenter bee (Xylocopa virginica) Bumble bee (Bombus spp.) Common Maryland Bees. Squash bee (Peponapis pruinosa) Mining bee (Andrena spp.) Sweat bee (Halictidae)
There are five common families of bees found in Maryland. These families include Apidae (Honey Bees, Bumble Bees and allies), Halictidae (Sweat Bees), Adrenidae (Miner Bees), Megachilidae (Leaf-cutter Bees, Mason Bees and allies) and Colletidae (Plasterer Bees).
There are a total of (56) maryland Bees, Ants, Wasps and Similar Insects found in the Insect Identification database. Entries are listed below in alphabetical order .
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Honeybees, carpenter bees, and bumblebees are all common in Maryland. Honeybees are social, and build large nests and colonies in trees, walls, and hollow .
Stinging insects frighten nearly everyone. Even though bees and wasps rarely sting, most people feel threatened in their presence. Getting stung is a painful .
common eastern bumble bee, two spotted bumble bee. They resemble carpenter bees, but the top of the abdomen is bare and shiny on carpenter bees.
Stinging insects like bees, wasps, hornets, yellow jackets, mud daubers and more are common in Maryland and Virginia – and you should never attempt to .