Crossocerus megacephalus (Rossi 1790) (Family Crabronidae)


Male

Female

Length: Male 6-9mm, Female 7-10mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? May - August
(Earliest: 12.5)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Wet Meadows
Food:
(Stocked by Female for Larva)

Paralysed Diptera
Food:
(Adult)

Angelica sylvestris Nectar, Pollen

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar
Nest:
Dead Angiosperm Wood
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

BWARS: Crossocerus megacephalus


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