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Andrena ovatula (Kirby, 1802)
Melitta ovatula Kirby, 1802; Melitta afzeliella Kirby, 1802; Melitta fuscata Kirby, 1802; Melitta picipes Kirby, 1802; Melitta barbata Kirby, 1802; Andrena hirticeps Eversmann, 1852; Andrena interrupta Eversmann, 1852; Andrena octostrigata Schenck, 1853; Andrena gibba Schenck, 1853; Andrena ovata Schenck, 1853; Andrena plantaris Schenck, 1853; Andrena canescens Schenck, 1853; Andrena albofimbriata Schenck, 1853; Andrena distincta_homonym Schenck, 1861; Andrena albo-fasciata Thomson, 1870; Andrena albofasciata Thomson, 1870; Andrena poupillieri Dours, 1872; Andrena meliloti Verhoeff, 1890; Andrena afzeliella var heliopolis Friese, 1914; Andrena pseudovatula Alfken, 1926; Andrena lecerfi Benoist, 1961; Andrena poupillieri incana Warncke, 1975; Andrena (Taeniandrena) ovatula transcaspiensis Osytshnjuk, 1994

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Subgenus: Taeniandrena

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Female from Rogla, Pohorje, collected in July 1993.


Andrena ovatula (Kirby, 1802)



Palaearctic species, widely distributed in Slovenia.

Polylectic species, visiting mainly Fabaceae. Nests in burrows in the ground, excavated by itself.

Bivoltine. Flies from April to June and from July to September.


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