Bee hotel:
Cerceris arenaria ♂︎

Last update: 11 July 2021
OBSERVATION:
2021-VII-08

Another Cerceris male on the bee hotel. this time I’ve caught him for identification: it is of the species Cerceris arenaria [1].

The male is timid and is easily scared of by the other visitors on the bee hotel, even though he is larger. This one was ±12mm in length.

After Identification I released him back on the hotel where he continued his business looking for a free room.

Cerceris arenaria ♂︎
Cerceris arenaria ♂︎
Cerceris arenaria ♂︎
Cerceris arenaria ♂︎
Cerceris arenaria ♂︎, last antennal segment with some long hairs
Cerceris arenaria ♂︎, hairs sternite 7 pointing towards body center

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