Andrena cineraria (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Apidae)


Male

Female

Length: 10-14mm;
Forewing Length: Male 9-10mm, Female 10-11mm
Proboscis Length: 4mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - May
(Earliest: 17.4)
(Winter)

Biotopes:
Wet Meadows

Peat Bogs and Mires

Wet Forest

Hedge Rows
Food:
Anthriscus sylvestris Nectar, Pollen

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar, Pollen

Taraxacum campylodes Nectar, Pollen

Veronica chamaedrys Nectar, Pollen

Salix aurita Nectar, Pollen

Salix cinerea Nectar, Pollen

Crataegus Nectar, Pollen
Nest:
Bare Ground
Nest Parasite:
Nomada lathburiana
Mimics:
Cheilosia illustrata

Atlas Hymenoptera: Andrena cineraria, Europe
BWARS: Andrena cineraria
Nature Spot: Andrena cineraria
Dutch Bees and their Relations: Andrena cineraria
Wildbienen: Sand- bzw. Erdbienen: Andrena cineraria


Pictures © 2003, 2005, 2006, 2014 J.K. Lindsey

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