Osmia rufa [bicornis] (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Apidae)


Male

Female

Length: 9-15mm;
Forewing Length: Male 6-8mm, Female 8-10mm;
Proboscis Length: 8mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - June
(Earliest: 28.3)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows
Food:
(Adult)

Taraxacum campylodes Nectar, Pollen
Nest:
Dead Wood
Phoretic (Symbiotic Hitch-hiker):
Chaetodactylus osmiae

Atlas Hymenoptera: Osmia rufa
Dutch Bees and their Relations: Osmia rufa
Insektenbox: Rote Mauerbiene


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