With the point of a fine needle, I inject a tiny drop of ammonia at the base of the skull of a carpenter-bee or a Grasshopper.
I first tried the effects of the bite upon the carpenter-bee.
After obtaining the dwelling, the carpenter-bee behaves like the Osmia who is in possession of a reed.
The majority refuse to fling themselves upon the carpenter-bee.
We have recently watched a precisely similar procedure in the instance of a carpenter-bee forming a cell in a wooden post.
I put the bottle baited with a carpenter-bee upside down over her door.
Many, a deal too many for my patience, stubbornly refuse to dart from their haunts in order to attack the carpenter-bee.
The bottle, baited with a carpenter-bee, is placed upside down over the door of one of the elect.