New garden species



Cerceris
quadricincta ♀︎♂︎
-Giant goldenrod-

Last update: 10 January 2020
OBSERVATION: 2019-VIII-14

A male and female Cerceris quadricincta [1,2] foeraging on Giant goldenrod (Solidago gigantea) for nectar. This female also foraged intensively on Fennal (Foeniculum vulgare).

The species catches wevils for her nests [3].

A new garden species and a species I had not seen before.

Cerceris quadricincta ♀︎ on Giant goldenrod (Solidago gigantea)
Cerceris quadricincta ♀︎ on Giant goldenrod (Solidago gigantea)
Cerceris quadricincta ♀︎ on Giant goldenrod (Solidago gigantea)
Cerceris quadricincta ♀︎ on Giant goldenrod (Solidago gigantea)

References

1 Nederlands Soortenregister

2 Hermann Dollfuss, "Bestimmungsschlüssel der Grabwespen Nord- und Zentraleuropas (Hymenoptera, Sphecidae) mit speziellen Angaben zur Grabwespenfauna Österreichs", Publikation der Botanischen Arbeitsgemeinschaft am O.Ö.Landesmuseum Linz, LINZ, 20. Dezember 1991

3 Peeters, T.M.J., C. van Achterberg, W.R.B. Heitmans, W.F. Klein, V. Lefeber, A.J. van Loon, A.A. Mabelis, H. Nieuwen-huijsen, M. Reemer, J. de Rond, J. Smit, H.H.W. Velthuis, 2004. De wespen en mieren van Nederland (Hymenoptera: Aculeata). – Nederlandse Fauna 6. Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum Naturalis, Leiden, knnv Uitgeverij, Utrecht & European Invertebrate Survey – Nederland, Leiden.

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