Nomada leucophthalma (Kirby 1802) (Family Apidae)


Waiting Out the Storm

Length: Male 8-11mm, Female 8-12mm;
Forewing Length: Male 6.5-8.5mm, Female 7-9mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? March - June
(Earliest: 10.3)

Attractant Chemicals
Monoterpenoids Geranyl Octanoate

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows

Spruce Forest Edge
Food:
(Adult)

Bellis perennis Nectar

Tussilago farfara Nectar

Stellaria media Nectar

Cardamine amara Nectar
Parasites Nest of:
Andrena apicata

Andrena clarkella

Atlas Hymenoptera: Nomada leucophthalma
BWARS: Nomada leucophthalma
Nature Spot: Nomada leucophthalma
Wildbienen: Wespenbienen: Nomada leucophthalma


Pictures © 2003, 2010, 2012 J.K. Lindsey

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