Amegilla bees are a group of native bee species that do not produce honey but are important pollinators of crops and wild plants. Amegilla bees are not. Blue-banded Bee – Amegilla cingulata. Family ANTHOPHORIDAE. This page contains pictures and information about Blue-banded Bees that. Blue-banded Bee (Amegilla cingulata). One of our reasons for establishing a native garden is to establish a haven for wildlife. This includes birds, reptiles.

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ADW: Amegilla cingulata: CLASSIFICATION

Prostanthera cuneata, Alpine Mint Bush. Eremophila glabra, Kalbarri Carpet. Blue-banded Bees are are native to Australia, although they or their close relatives can be found in other continents. Hakea nodosa, Yellow Hakea. Dodonaea boroniifolia, Hop Bush. Eucalyptus prava, Orange Gum. Melaleuca pulchella, Claw Honey-myrtle. Eucalyptus badjensisBig Badja Gum.

The bees inhabit urban areaswoodlands, forests, and heath areas. Click on images to enlarge. Ckngulata other Hymenoptera wasp and bee species may be found resting together on the same grass stem in a small area.


Eucalyptus lansdowneana, Crimson Mallee. Date 3 January Views View Edit History.

Hibbertia aspera, Rough Guinea Flower. An egg is laid in the deepest cell, which is then stocked with nectar and pollen, and sealed. Acacia dawsonii, Poverty Wattle, Mitta Wattle.

Common Blue-Banded Bee (Amegilla cingulata)

Home About us Who we are Why grow Australian plants? The favorite spot becomes quite crowded. Lomandra multiflora sub species multiflora.

Acacia triptera, Spurwing Aamegilla. Different species nest in different soil types, which allows them to be present in most ecosystems in East Africa. Australian Native Bee Research Centre.

Amegilla cingulata – Wikipedia

Acacia calamifolia, Reed-leaf Wattle. Spyridium scortechinii, Cotton Bush. Melaleuca brevifolia, Mallee Honey-myrtle. Prostanthera incana, Velvet Mintbush. Acacia leptoclada, Tingha Golden Wattle. Dollin A Blue Banded Bees: Acacia covenyi, Blue Bush 2. Cingulsta scandens, the Climbing Guinea Flower.

Grevillea chrysophaea, Golden Grevillea. Blue-banded Bees are one of the most prominent native bees to visit our plants. Acacia dealbata, Silver Wattle. Hakea petiolaris, Sea Urchin Cingulatq. Sometimes the insects may have body contact but there are not any conflict. Plants in Flower This Month.

Any successful results from this research will be freely communicated to the public. They hold the flowers and vibrate with loud buzz sound.


Melaleuca irbyana, Swamp Tea Tree. Hibbertia vestita, Hairy guinea flower. However, there is need for a thorough survey of the Amegilla bees in the region to give more accurate information on the number of species in these countries and their distributions.

Blue-banded Bees are known xingulata buzz pollinators. Blue Flower Wasps Scolia species. However, thorough surveys from representative ecosystems are needed to establish what East Africa has in terms of Amegilla bee diversity.

Elaeocarpus reticulatus, Blueberry Ash. One of our reasons for establishing a native garden is to establish a haven for wildlife. Melaleuca bracteata, Black Tea Tree.

Eremophila decipiens, ‘Slender Emu Bush’. Acacia vestita, Weeping Boree. Blue-banded Bees are around mm in length and at first glance may appear similar to the familiar, exotic honeybee.

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