Megachile ericetorum♀︎

Ononis repens (Common restharrow)

Last update: 7 April 2021
garden
species


Uncommon

LOCATION: Krimpen aan den IJssel, garden

OBSERVATION:
2019-VI-302019-VI-232019-VI-22


A female Chalicodoma ericetorum on Common restharrow (Ononis repens) foraging for nectar.

This Common restharrow is one of my grow successes but the plant was not very popular with the insects. This year that changed and it was visited by the European wool carder bee and Chalicodoma ericetorum.

Megachile ericetorum ♀︎ on Common restharrow (Ononis repens)
Megachile ericetorum ♀︎ on Common restharrow (Ononis repens)
Megachile ericetorum ♀︎ on Common restharrow (Ononis repens)
Megachile ericetorum ♀︎ on Common restharrow (Ononis repens)

Also 2020 the bees are back on the plants.

Megachile ericetorum ♀︎ on Common restharrow (Ononis repens)

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