47bee) Female Red-tailed Blood Bee
Female Red-tailed Blood Bee
3x actual size
What a pretty little creature - look at that colour.
Found in old, herb-rich meadowland, and soft-rock coastal cliffs and landslips. The species has been reported visiting angelica, wild carrot and spurges for nectar only.
Vintage clockmakers container, embroidery thread, wool, gold leaf, beads
39mm x 15mm