Andrena helvola (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Apidae)


Male

Female

Length: Male 8-10mm, Female 10-12mm;
Forewing Length: Male 6.5-8.5mm, Female 9-10mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - May
(Earliest: 13.4)
(Winter)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Spruce Forest Edge
Food:
Taraxacum campylodes Nectar, Pollen

Tussilago farfara Nectar, Pollen
Nest:
Bare Ground
Nest Parasites:
Nomada panzeri

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


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