Crossocerus podagricus Lepeletier & Brullé 1835 (Family Crabronidae)


Male

Female Visiting Nest in Oak Fence Post

Length: Male 4-6mm, Female 4.5-7mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? May - August
(Earliest: 1.7)

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

Paralysed Diptera
Food:
(Adult)

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar
Nest:
Dead Wood
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

BWARS: Crossocerus podagricus


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