Rose (Rosa)-Leafcutting bee

Megachile spp.

Pest description and crop damage Smooth, circular, or crescent-shape areas are cut from leaves. Bees use pieces of leaves to form cells for young.

Management-chemical control

No controls are registered.

For more information

Johnson, W.T. and H.H. Lyon (1991), Insects That Feed on Trees and Shrubs, 2nd ed., Cornell University Press (p. 494).