Andrena bicolor Fabricius 1775 (Family Apidae)


Male

Female

Length: 8.5-11mm;
Forewing Length: Male 6-7.5mm, Female 6-8mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? March - May
(Earliest: 14.3)
July - September
(Earliest: 2.7)
(Winter)

Attractant Chemicals
Monoterpenoids Geraniol
Sesquiterpenoids Farnesene, Farnesol, Farnesyl Hexanoate

Biotopes:
Meadows

Spruce Forest Edge

Wet Forest
Food:
Several Asteraceae Nectar, Pollen

Malva moschata Nectar, Pollen

Salix caprea Nectar, Pollen

Salix cinerea Nectar, Pollen
Nest:
Bare Ground
Nest Parasite:
Nomada fabriciana

Atlas Hymenoptera: Andrena bicolor, Europe
BWARS: Andrena bicolor
Nature Spot: Andrena bicolor
Dutch Bees and their Relations: Andrena bicolor
Wildbienen: Sand- bzw. Erdbienen: Andrena bicolor


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