Pollinator of the Day

It is an important pollinator and is "associated with chiefly involves nectar and pollen of early successional woody species—Bursera and Eugenia. Other important pollen sources...Cochlospermum, Physalis, Gymnanthes, Myrcianthes, Thrinax, Chamaedorea, and Chrysophyllum." Unfortunately, it's current conservation status isn't great, as "beekeepers who work with M. beecheii in the Mayan zone in Quintana Roo state, Mexico, have reported a 93% decrease in hives over the past 25 years."(3) … Continue reading Pollinator of the Day