Monosapyga [Sapyga] clavicornis (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Sapygidae)


Male

Female


Leaving Nest of Chelostoma florisomne

Length: Male 6-10mm, Female 7-12mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? May - August
(Earliest: 7.5)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Food:
(Adult)

Anthriscus sylvestris Nectar

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar

Leucanthemum vulgare Nectar
Parasites Nest of:
Several Apidae
Phoretic (Symbiotic Hitch-hiker):
Chaetodactylus osmiae

Atlas Hymenoptera: Monosapyga clavicornis
BWARS: Monosapyga clavicornis


Pictures © 2003, 2008, 2010, 2012 J.K. Lindsey

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