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Clearing the nest - tetragonula carbonaria This native been seems to be clearing the nest. The whole area outside of the nest appears to be covered with a resin type substance. Australia,Charcoal Stingless Bee,Fall,Geotagged,Tetragonula carbonaria Click/tap to enlarge

Clearing the nest - tetragonula carbonaria

This native been seems to be clearing the nest. The whole area outside of the nest appears to be covered with a resin type substance.

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"Tetragonula carbonaria" is a stingless bee, endemic to the north-east coast of Australia. The bee is known to pollinate orchid species, such as "Dendrobium lichenastrum", "D. toressae", and "D. speciosum".

Species identified by Calbost Niel
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By Calbost Niel

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Uploaded Jun 23, 2022. Captured Jun 13, 2022 14:03 in Transit of Venus Track, Mabel Falls Walking Track, Woodford NSW 2778, Australia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/18.0
  • 1/400s
  • ISO200
  • 105mm