Megachile willughbiella (Kirby 1802) (Family Apidae)


Female

Length: Male 12-14mm, Female 14-16mm;
Forewing Length: Male 7.5-9mm, Female 8.5-10.5mm;
Proboscis Length: 6.8mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? June - August
(Earliest: 4.7)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Meadows
Food:
Chamerion angustifolium Nectar, Pollen

Epilobium hirsutum Nectar, Pollen

Malva moschata Nectar, Pollen

Campanula rotundifolia Nectar, Pollen

Erysimum cheiranthoides Nectar, Pollen
Nest:
Bare Ground

Dead Wood
Nest Parasites:
Coelioxys quadridentata

Atlas Hymenoptera: Megachile willughbiella, Belgium
BWARS: Megachile willughbiella
Nature Spot: Megachile willughbiella
Dutch Bees and their Relations: Megachile willughbiella
Wildbienen: Megachile willughbiella


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