Andrena praecox (Scopoli 1763) (Family Apidae)


Male

Female

Length: 7-12mm;
Forewing Length: Male 6.5-8.5mm, Female 9-9.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? March - May
(Earliest: 15.3)
(Winter)

Attractant Chemicals
Monoterpenoids Geranyl Octanoate

Biotopes:
Wet Forest

Spruce Forest Edge

Hedge Rows
Food:
(Oligophagous)

Salix caprea Nectar, Pollen

Salix cinerea Nectar, Pollen

Tussilago farfara Nectar
Nest:
Bare Ground

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


Pictures © 2003, 2007, 2008 J.K. Lindsey

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