Gorytes quadrifasciatus (Fabricius 1804) (Family Crabronidae)

Length: Male 7-9mm, Female 8.5-11.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? (Winter) ? June - September
(Earliest: 12.6)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Food:
(Stocked by Female for Larva)

Paralysed Philaenus spumarius
Food:
(Adult)

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar
Nest:
Bare Ground
Nest Parasites:
Nysson spinosus
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

BWARS: Gorytes quadrifasciatus


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