Megachile campanulae, known as the bellflower resin bee, is a species of bee in the family Megachilidae. Described in 1903, these solitary bees are endemic to eastern North America. Studies in 2013 placed them among the first insect species to use synthetic materials for making nests. They are considered mason bees, which is a common descriptor of bees in several families, including Megachilidae.
Resin Bee get their name because they build their residences out of resin. Ranging in size from about 8 to 14 mm, and coloured red, orange or black, these attractive bees may be in your backyard!
Australian Resin Bees are now in genus Megachile, but used to be classified in genus Chalicodoma. They belong to family Megachilidae and are found Australia-wide.
Why their removal is necessary?
The females of all the other native bees have a sting but many are too small to deliver an effective venom dose to humans.
There are people with allergies to bees so severe that they could die from a simple bee sting. If there is someone in your family with a bee allergy, it is important to do what you can to make sure there are no bees around your home. Learning how to get rid of bees is a piece of knowledge that can save them a visit to the emergency room–or even save their life.
How to Get Rid of Resin Bees Fast?
Some Methods to remove Resin Bees:
- Calling a Beekeeper is a good option.
- This is one case where we advocate calling in a professional to remove the nest. If the nest is in a tricky spot, you may not have all the right gear and tools to remove the nest safely. You also don’t want to spray pesticides near your pool.
- Many homeowners have successfully removed bees by hanging bug zappers around their yards, especially ones that use lures (sweet scents).
- If you’d rather go the chemical route, you can use D-Force HPX to get rid of the ground bees in your yard.
- A big brand bee removal services Melbourne offer a complete bee and wasp control solution.