Sweat bee peeps out from its underground home
A sweat bee, which nest in the ground in either small colonies or alone, guards the entrance to its underground home.
[Research supported by National Science Foundation grant IOS 1257543.]
Learn more in this NSF News From the Field story Bee social or buzz off: Study links genes to social behaviors, including autism. (Date image taken: 2015-2018; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: )
Credit: Sarah Kocher, Princeton University
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