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Xylocopa violacea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Apis violacea Linnaeus, 1758; Apis insubrica Müller, 1766, probable synonym; Xylocopa femorata Fabricius, 1804; Xylocopa (Xylocopa) violacea ab heteropennis Vicidomini, 2003

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Xylocopa violacea
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Xylocopa violacea

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Xylocopa violacea, female AMNH BEE00017522-1
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Xylocopa violacea, female AMNH BEE00017522-1
Xylocopa violacea, female AMNH BEE00017522-2
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Xylocopa violacea, female AMNH BEE00017522-3
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Xylocopa violacea, female AMNH BEE00017522-3
Xylocopa violacea, male AMNH BEE00017517-1
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Xylocopa violacea, male AMNH BEE00017517-1

Xylocopa violacea, male AMNH BEE00017517-2
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Xylocopa violacea, male AMNH BEE00017517-2
Xylocopa violacea, male AMNH BEE00017517-3
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Xylocopa violacea, male AMNH BEE00017517-3

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Female on Trifolium . Lukovica pri Brezovici, Ljubljansko barje, October 1989.

 

Xylocopa violacea (Linnaeus, 1758)

 

 

Mediterranean species. Widely distributed in Slovenia.

Polylectic species. Nests in burrows in wood, excavated by itself.

Univoltine. Flies from March to October. In autumn a new generation appears which overwinters unfertilized.

 

Razširjenost vrste v Sloveniji.

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