Ancistrocerus nigricornis [callosus] (Curtis 1826) (Family Vespidae)


Male

Female

Length: Male 6-10mm, Female 9-13mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? June - September
(Earliest: 18.6)

Biotopes:
Wet Meadows

Hedge Rows
Possible Food:
(Larva, Stored by Adult)

MicroLepidoptera
Food:
(Adult)

Angelica sylvestris Nectar
Nest:
Hollow Rubus fruticosus Cane

Hollow Sambucus Branches
Parasitoids:
Ephialtes manifestator Larva

Hoplocryptus confector Larva

Chrysis ignita Larva

Atlas Hymenoptera: Ancistrocerus nigricornis Belgium
BWARS: Ancistrocerus nigricornis


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