Megachile centuncularis (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Apidae)

Length: Male 8-11mm, Female 9-12mm;
Forewing Length: Male 7-8mm, Female 7-8..5mm;
Proboscis Length: 6-7mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? May - September
(Earliest: 7.6)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Food:
Chamerion angustifolium Nectar, Pollen

Epilobium hirsutum Nectar, Pollen

Rubus fruticosus Nectar, Pollen

Cirsium palustre Nectar, Pollen
Leaves Cut for Nest:
Rosa canina
Nest:
Dead Wood

Atlas Hymenoptera: Megachile centuncularis
BWARS: Megachile centuncularis
Dutch Bees and their Relations: Megachile centuncularis
Wildbienen: Mörtelbienen: Megachile centuncularis


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