Wool Carder Bee Anthidium manicatum

Wool Carder Bee male
The European Wool Carder Bee is a solitary bee, one of several "anthidium" species. Above is a male with claspers on the end of his abdomen.
Wool Carder Bee female with wool ball
Wool Carder Bee female
Wool Carder Bee female
Above is a female showing why they are called "wool carder" bees -- she scrapes hairs off hairy leaves and rolls them into a ball beneath her body, to carry away for lining her nest.
Wool Carder Bee female on flower
Wool Carder Bee female
Wool Carder Bee in flight
Another female, above. They are also called mason and leaf-cutter bees, the latter as she also cuts pieces of leaf and flower petal to build her nest.
Wool Carder Bee male
Wool Carder Bee male
Wool Carder Bee
Male Wool Carder Bee.