Ectemnius ruficornis (Zetterstedt 1838) (Family Crabronidae)


Male

Female

Length: Male 7.5-12mm, Female 10-14.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? May - September
(Earliest: 5.7)

Biotopes:
Spruce Forest Edge

Hedge Rows

Wet Meadows
Food:
(Stocked by Female for Larva)

Paralysed Diptera
Food:
(Adult)

Angelica sylvestris Nectar

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

Atlas Hymenoptera: Ectemnius ruficornis
BWARS: Ectemnius ruficornis
Insektenbox: Ectemnius ruficornis


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