Bee hotel:
Trichrysis cyanea

Last update: 10 January 2020
OBSERVATION:
2019-VII-202019-VI-16

This small cuckoo wasp, Trichrysis cyanea [1, 2] is a regular visitor of the bee hotels in the garden. The species is clearly a minority around the other Cuckoo wasp species and often only one specimen at the time is present.

Trichrysis cyanea
Trichrysis cyanea
Trichrysis cyanea

References

1 Nederlands Soortenregister

2 PAUKKUNEN, Juho, et al. An illustrated key to the cuckoo wasps (Hymenoptera, Chrysididae) of the Nordic and Baltic countries, with description of a new species. ZooKeys, 2015, 548: 1.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *