47bee) Female Red-tailed Blood Bee

175 GBP

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

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39mm x 15mm