Andrena nigroaenaea [nigroaenea] (Kirby 1802) (Family Apidae)

Length: Male 12-14mm, Female 13-15mm;
Forewing Length: Male 8-10mm, Female 10-10.5mm
Proboscis Length: 3-4mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - July
(Earliest: 25.3)
(Winter)

Attractant Chemicals
Monoterpenoids Geraniol
Sesquiterpenoids Farnesene, Farnesol, Farnesyl Hexanoate, Geranyl Hexanoate
Aldehydes Octanal
Fatty Alcohols Hendecanol, Tridecanol

Biotopes:
Meadows

Spruce Forest Edge
Food:
Tussilago farfara Nectar, Pollen
Nest:
Bare Ground
Nest Parasites:
Several Nomada

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


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