Scientists document over 500 bee species in Minnesota

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Minnesota is home to a great variety of biodiversity due to its position at a confluence of four of the planet’s major biomes — aspen parklands, prairie grasslands, deciduous forest and coniferous forest. Now, University of Minnesota researchers have confirmed the state is also home to 508 bee species, including numerous rare and specialist species that were recorded in the state for the first time. 

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