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Hylaeus nigritus (Fabricius, 1798)
Mellinus nigrita Fabricius, 1798; Prosopis atrata Fabricius, 1804; Prosopis nigrita (Fabricius, 1798); Prosopis laevigata Eversmann, 1852; Hylaeus propinquus Nylander, 1852; Prosopis nitidiuscula Schenck, 1853; Prosopis tuberculata Smith, 1853; Prosopis nigrita kotschisa Warcke, 1981; Hylaeus (Hylaeus) nigritus kotschisa (Warcke, 1981)

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Male on Lotus corniculatus , used as an outlook and resting spot. During short flights he marks grass stalks in his territory with his odour. Preserje pod Krimom, July 2004.


Hylaeus nigritus (Fabricius, 1798)



European species. In the sub-Pannonian, pre-Alpine and Dinaric regions of Slovenia.

Oligolectic, specialized on Asteraceae. Nests in stone crevices and other pre-existing cavities.

Univoltine. Flies from June to August.


Razširjenost vrste v Sloveniji.



Andrej Gogala: Bee fauna of Slovenia

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