Megachile lapponica [nivalis] Thomson 1872 (Family Apidae)


Cutting Chamerion angustifolium Leaf

Length: Male 9-10.5mm, Female 10-13mm;
Forewing Length: Male 7.5-8mm, Female 8-8.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? June - August
(Earliest: 28.6)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Meadows
Food:
Scorzoneroides autumnalis Nectar, Pollen
Leaves Cut for Nest:
Chamerion angustifolium
Nest:
Bare Ground

Atlas Hymenoptera: Megachile lapponica, Belgium
Dutch Bees and their Relations: Megachile lapponica
Wildbienen: Megachile lapponica


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