Nests are durable and humid: bees
The flower petal nests of Osmia avosetta bees are durable and humid because of their multi-layer design, with a hard layer sandwiched between organic layers.
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Organism/taxonomy data provided by:
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Creating temporary packaging to maintain humidity levels, creating hard containers using local materials.
Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Packaging
Dr. Jerome G. Rozen, Jr.
American Museum of Natural History