Nomada ruficornis (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Apidae)

Female at Nest Hole of Andrena haemorrhoa

Length: Male 7-11mm, Female 8-11mm;
Forewing Length: Male 6.5-8mm, Female 7-8mm;
Proboscis Length: 3-4.5mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? March - July
(Earliest: 14.5)

Attractant Chemicals
Monoterpenoids Geranyl Octanoate


Hedge Rows
Rubus fruticosus Nectar
Parasites Nest of:
Andrena haemorrhoa

Andrena synadelpha

Atlas Hymenoptera: Nomada ruficornis Belgium
BWARS: Nomada ruficornis
Nature Spot: Common Bee Wasp - Nomada ruficornis
Dutch Bees and their Relations: Nomada ruficornis
Wildbienen: Wespenbienen: Nomada ruficornis

Pictures © 2003, 2008 J.K. Lindsey


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