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Melecta luctuosa (Scopoli, 1770)
Apis luctuosa Scopoli, 1770; Melecta lachensis Newman, 1835; Melecta atropos Newman, 1835; Melecta punctata_homonym Lepeletier, 1841; Melecta eczmiadzini Radoszkowski, 1893; Melecta luctuosa var rutenica Radoszkowski, 1893; Melecta (Melecta) luctuosa rutenica Radoszkowski, 1893, valid subspecies

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Melecta luctuosa
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Melecta luctuosa

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Male near the host's nests. Lukovica pri Brezovici, Ljubljansko barje, May 1992.

 

Melecta luctuosa (Scopoli, 1770)

 

 

Eurosiberian species. In the pre-Alpine and sub-Pannonian regions of Slovenia.

Cleptoparasitic species. Hosts: species of the genus Anthophora , mainly Anthophora aestivalis . I can confirm Anthophora retusa as its host.

Univoltine. Flies from April to June.

 

Razširjenost vrste v Sloveniji.

Na robu Ljubljanskega barja, v Mariboru, Podčetrtku in Dobrovniku. Redka in ogrožena vrsta.

 

Andrej Gogala: Bee fauna of Slovenia

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