I really want to know, so I'm tagging @onenicebugperday but do ladybug/butterfly raising kits actually help populations? Or are they secretly useless, or worse, destructive?
I really want to raise insects and release them. I think it would be especially nice if I could raise bugs that are being pushed out by invasive species.
Anyone who can answer, please help!
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The blue carpenter bee
Xylocopa caerulea, the blue carpenter bee, is a species of carpenter bee.
Species: Xylocopa caerulea; Fabricius, 1804
the blue carpenter bees can grow to 28 mm far larger then a honey bee who can grow to 17 mm.
These bees can be found in Southeast Asia, India, and Southern China, and they are known for being less aggressive and more affectionate than others of the bee species.
As opposed to honey bees, who build intricate hives containing thousands of worker bees, the blue carpenter bees live relatively solitary lives, building nests in trees.
Occasionally queen bees will share an entry hole to their nest so that they can have some company.
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