Sphecodes monilicornis (Kirby 1802) (Family Apidae)

Length: 7-13mm;
Forewing Length: Male 5-6.5mm, Female 6.5-7.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? March - October
(Earliest: 7.8)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Adult)

Tanacetum vulgare Nectar

Tripleurospermum inodorum Nectar

Daucus carota Nectar

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar
Parasites Nest of:
Several Lasioglossum

Atlas Hymenoptera: Sphecodes monilicornis, Europe
BWARS: Sphecodes monilicornis
Dutch Bees and their Relations: Sphecodes monilicornis


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