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Australian Carpenter Bees
Cell Construction

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Banksia Tree
Xanthorrhoea flower
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X. aeratus life cycle
X. bombylans life cycle
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4 types of cells
 
(1) All cells sequential
       mostly found in unbranced nest, but some
       branched
 
(2) All cells singular
       [one per tunnel] branched nests only
 
(3) Mostly sequential cells with singular cells in 1 or 2
 tunnels
       branched nests and unbranched nests
 
(4)Mostly singular cells with sequential cells (2-3)
      branched nests only