Sphecodes ephippius (Linnaeus 1767) (Family Apidae)

Length: 6-8mm;
Forewing Length: Male 4.5-5.5mm, Female 4.5-6.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - September
(Earliest: 24.6)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Adult)

Achillea millefolium Nectar

Tanacetum vulgare Nectar

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar
Parasites Nest of:
Several Apidae

Atlas Hymenoptera: Sphecodes ephippius, Europe
BWARS: Sphecodes ephippius
Dutch Bees and their Relations: Sphecodes ephippius
Wildbienen: Blutbienen: Sphecodes ephippius


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