Halictus rubicundus (Christ 1791) (Family Apidae)


Male

Female

Length: Male 8-10mm, Female 8-11mm;
Forewing Length: Male 7-7.5mm, Female 7.5-8mm;
Proboscis Length: 3-4.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? May - October
(Earliest: 24.4)
(Winter)

Attractant Chemicals
Lactones Docosanolide, Eicosanolide, Octadecanolide, Tetracosanolide

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
Many Asteraceae Nectar, Pollen

Daucus carota Nectar, Pollen

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar, Pollen

Chamerion angustifolium Nectar, Pollen
Nest:
Bare Ground
Nest Parasite:
Sphecodes gibbus

Atlas Hymenoptera: Halictus rubicundus, Europe
BWARS: Halictus rubicundus
Dutch Bees and their Relations: Halictus rubicundus
Wildbienen: Furchenbienen: Halictus rubicundus
Insektenbox: Halictus rubicundus


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