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Megachile lagopoda (Linnaeus, 1761)
Apis lagopoda Linnaeus, 1761; Apis lagopus Gmelin, 1790, replacement name; Anthophora rufiventris Fabricius, 1804; Megachile pyrina_homonym Lepeletier, 1841; Megachile lagopoda var algira_homonym Friese, 1898; Megachile lagopoda var nigricans_homonym2 Alfken, 1914; Megachile lagopoda seitziana Cockerell, 1925; Megachile baleina Cockerell, 1928; Megachile lagopoda pieli Cockerell, 1931; Megachile lagopoda albohirta_homonym Alfken, 1931; Megachile lagopoda var fulvohirta_homonym Alfken, 1935; Megachile furukawai Yasumatsu, 1938; Megachile lagopoda tibetana Hedicke, 1940; Megachile (Xanthosarus) lagopoda furukawai Yasumatsu, 1938, valid subspecies; Megachile (Xanthosarus) lagopoda tibetana Hedicke, 1940, valid subspecies; Megachile (Macromegachile) lagopoda (Linnaeus, 1761); Megachile lagopoda alfkeni van der Zanden, 1988, replacement name; Megachile (Xanthosarus) lagopoda altaica van der Zanden, 1996, valid subspecies

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Subgenus: Xanthosarus

Megachile lagopoda, female
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Megachile lagopoda, female

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Megachile lagopoda, female AMNH BEE
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Megachile lagopoda, female AMNH BEE
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Megachile lagopoda, female AMNH BEE

Megachile lagopoda, female AMNH BEE
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Megachile lagopoda, female AMNH BEE
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Male on Eryngium amethystinum . Golec, Lukovec, Kras, August 2006 (above and below).

 

Megachile lagopoda (Linnaeus, 1761)

 

 

Palaearctic species. In the sub-Mediterranean, pre-Alpine and Alpine regions of Slovenia.

Polylectic species, visits mainly Asteraceae (Westrich 1990). Pers. obs.: Lamiaceae, Dipsacaceae, Fabaceae. Nests in the ground, in burrows excavated by itself or in pre-existing cavities.

Univoltine. Flies from July to September.

 

 

Male on Echinops ritro . Kavčič, Rakitovec, Istra, August 2010.

 

Razširjenost vrste v Sloveniji.

V zahodni Sloveniji je zelo razširjena.

 

 

Andrej Gogala: Bee fauna of Slovenia

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