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Melecta albifrons (Forster, 1771)
Apis albifrons Forster, 1771; Apis punctata Fabricius, 1775; Andrena armata Panzer, 1799; Melecta nigra Spinola, 1806; Melecta fasciculata Spinola, 1806; Crocisa atra Jurine, 1807; Melecta tisiphone Newman, 1835; Melecta alecto Newman, 1835; Melecta clotho Newman, 1835; Melecta megaera Newman, 1835; Melecta albovaria Erichson, 1841; Melecta bipunctata Lepeletier, 1841; Melecta aterrima Lepeletier, 1841; Melecta calabrina Radoszkowski, 1876; Melecta pseudoarmata Radoszkowski, 1893; Melecta armata var mediterranea Gribodo, 1894; Melecta novellai Dusmet y Alonso, 1915; Melecta armata var gigantea Friese, 1925; Melecta luctuosa var minima Friese, 1925; Melecta albifrons albovaria Erichson, 1840; Melecta albifrons nigra Spinola, 1806

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Melecta albifrons albovaria, M, Back, Greece, Aegean Islands, Lesvos, Mytilene ---.. ZS PMax
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Melecta albifrons albovaria, M, Back, Greece, Aegean Islands, Lesvos, Mytilene ---.. ZS PMax

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Melecta albifrons albovaria, M, Face, Greece, Aegean Islands, Lesvos, Mytilene ---.. ZS PMax
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Melecta albifrons albifrons, female
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Melecta albifrons albifrons, female
Melecta albifrons albifrons, female
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Melecta albifrons albifrons, female

Melecta albifrons albovaria, female
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Melecta albifrons albovaria, female
Melecta albifrons albovaria, female
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Melecta albifrons albovaria, female

Melecta albifrons albovaria, female
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Melecta albifrons albovaria, female
Melecta albifrons nigra, female
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Melecta albifrons nigra, female

Melecta albifrons nigra, female
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Melecta albifrons nigra, female
Melecta albifrons nigra, female
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Melecta albifrons nigra, female
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Female on Salvia officinalis . Brje pri Komnu, Kras, May 1989.

 

Melecta albifrons Forster, 1771

 

 

West Palaearctic species. Distributed in a large part of Slovenia.

Cleptoparasitic species. Hosts: species of the genus Anthophora , mainly Anthophora plumipes .

Univoltine. Flies from April to June.

 

Male on Buglossoides purpurocaerulea . Brje pri Komnu, Kras, April 2007.

 

Razširjenost vrste v Sloveniji.

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Andrej Gogala: Bee fauna of Slovenia

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