Sphecodes rufiventris (Panzer 1798) (Family Apidae)

Female Emerging from Nest of Halictus maculatus

Length: 6-9mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? June - August
(Earliest: 2.4)

Heath and Moorland

Spruce Forest Edge

Hedge Rows

Achillea millefolium Nectar, Pollen

Tussilago farfara Nectar, Pollen
Parasites Nest of:
Halictus maculatus

Atlas Hymenoptera: Sphecodes rufiventris Belgium, Europe
Dutch Bees and their Relations: Sphecodes rufiventris

Pictures © 2003, 2015 J.K. Lindsey


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