Mellinus arvensis (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Crabronidae)

Length: Male 7-13mm, Female 11-16mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? June - September
(Earliest: 30.8)

Biotopes:
Heath and Moorland
Food:
(Stocked by Female for Larva)

Paralysed Diptera
Food:
(Adult)

Calluna vulgaris Nectar, Pollen
Nest:
Bare Ground
Parasitoids:
Perithous scurra Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

BWARS: Melitta leporina


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