Rare bee has a body that’s half-male, half-female, and split exactly down the middle

Gynandromorphy produced a bee with half of its body displaying female features, and the other half of its body showing male traits.

“When the nest was collected, the bee was a larva enclosed in a brood cell, a chamber in the honeycomb where young bees grow,…” Megalopta, or sweat bees do not form honeycomb. These bees nest in excavations in dead wood.

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