Colletes daviesanus ♀︎
-Tansy-

Last update: 21 December 2019
OBSERVATION:

This female Colletes daviesanus [1, 2] was actvely nesting in the bee hotel and was flying to and fro between the nests and the Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare) plants, which is the primary pollen source for this bee species.

Colletes daviesanus ♀︎ on Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare)
Colletes daviesanus ♀︎ on Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare)

Als de avond valt is ze vaak ondersteboven rustend onder de bloemhoofdjes te vinden.

Colletes daviesanus ♀︎ sleeping on Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare)

References

1 Nederlands Soortenregister

2 SMIT, Jan. Determinatietabel voor de bijen van het genus Colletes in Nederland. Bzzz/HymenoVaria, 2009, 30.1: 65-68.

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