BUILD you smart – the ‘ mini view nesting box WB-FE-MSK01’ the honey bee gives good insights into a wild bees year Germany has about 580 related species. Called these relatives because they tamed are not like the honey bee, wild bees. You are however not wilder”than other bees, but on the contrary, much more peaceful than the honey bee. Large differences in appearance and size, as well as in the way of life of the individual species. The pollination of plants is a priceless service of all wild bees. Disappear this hard-working summer, impoverished the diversity of plants and with her the basics of food for humans and animals. With this showcase for wild bees / solitary bees can experience how wild bees nesting help colonize in the spring, creating a brood cells for your descendants and are filled with pollen and nectar of your environment. Then, one can observe the development from egg to the flying insect (Imago) of the transparent film.
About 10 days after the egg hatches an eyes and legless larva which already short begins to eat (nectar porridge) pollen found in. After 3-4 weeks the larva has eaten the food supply. Then, the bee larva spins a cocoon by she themselves verpuppt. Early September slips the young bee, but remains up to the beginning of the flight in April of the following year in a protective cocoon. In the spring, the bees through cocoon and clay walls gnaw. The males will hatch a few days before the females.
Therefore the bee mother has ensured already during the construction of the line nest, that is in the front brood cells (nest output) male and in the rear brood females develop. With the help of this nesting can not only the life cycle of a wild bees be observed, one fruit and vegetable pollination support at the same time in your own garden. More information and a free building instructions can be picked up on the Web page.