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Definition of Xylocopa Virginica

Xylocopa Virginica
Carpenter Car"pen*ter, n. [OF. carpentier, F. charpentier, LL. carpentarius, fr. L. carpentum wagon, carriage.] An artificer who works in timber; a framer and builder of houses, ships, etc. Syn: Carpenter, Joiner. Usage: The carpenter frames and puts together roofs, partitions, floors, and other structural parts of a building. The joiner supplies stairs, doors shutters, mantelpieces, cupboards, and other parts necessary to finishing the building. In America the two trades are commonly united. Carpenter ant (Zo["o]l.), any species of ant which gnaws galleries in the wood of trees and constructs its nests therein. They usually select dead or somewhat decayed wood. The common large American species is Formica Pennsylvanica. Carpenter bee (Zo["o]l.), a large hymenopterous insect of the genus Xylocopa; -- so called because it constructs its nest by gnawing long galleries in sound timber. The common American species is Xylocopa Virginica.

Meaning of Xylocopa Virginica from wikipedia

- Xylocopa virginica, sometimes referred to as the eastern carpenter bee, extends through the eastern United States and into Canada. They are sympatric with...
- Xylocopa villosa Friese, 1909 Xylocopa violacea (Linnaeus, 1758) Xylocopa virginica (Linnaeus, 1771) Xylocopa viridigastra Lepeletier, 1841 Xylocopa viridis...
- Guatemala. Like all Xylocopa bees, X. micans bees excavate nests in woody plant material. However, unlike its sympatric species Xylocopa virginica, X. micans has...
- Central Valley in which they are commonly found. Like its relative, Xylocopa virginica, X. sonorina like to nest in fence posts, telephone poles. and structural...
- bee fly is the most common parasite of the eastern carpenter bee, Xylocopa virginica. It is also considered a pollinator. The tiger bee fly is commonly...
- legs Pollinia of milkweed (Asclepias) on the legs of carpenteer bee (Xylocopa virginica) Pollinia of milkweed (Asclepias) on the legs of bald-faced hornet...
- Carpenter bee (Xylocopa virginica) on redbud flowers....
- their feet while applying the scent. In the Eastern carpenter bee, Xylocopa virginica, both ****es have glands that evolved for marking the nest. Males,...
- colonies surrounded by younger colonies. The Eastern carpenter bee, Xylocopa virginica, is unique in that individuals of that species build their nests in...
- Sphecidae. The wasp will opportunistically use old nests made by Xylocopa virginica or mining bees. Larvae eat for three days and then spend two forming...