Anthidium manicatum (European wool carder bee)♀︎♂︎

Stachys byzantina (Lamb's-ear)

Last update: 2 August 2023


Uncommon

LOCATION: Krimpen aan den IJssel, garden

OBSERVATION:
2023-VII-15


Currently many specimen of European wool carder bees (Anthidium manicatum) [1] are active in the garden, small as well as large males and several foraging females. The female in this scene was foraging on Lamb’s-ear (Stachys byzantina) as she got jumped by a male (top).

European wool carder bee ♀︎♂︎ (Anthidium manicatum), imagos on Lamb’s-ear (Stachys byzantina)

References

1 Nederlands Soortenregister

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