Sphecodes gibbus (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Apidae)

Length: Male 7-12mm, Female 7-13mm;
Forewing Length: Male 5.5-7.5mm, Female 6-8mm;
Proboscis Length: 1.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - May
June - September
(Earliest: 25.7)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Adult)

Tanacetum vulgare Nectar

Tripleurospermum inodorum Nectar

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar
Parasites Nest of:
Halictus maculatus

Halictus rubicundus

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


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