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Anthophora plumipes (Pallas, 1772)
Apis plumipes Pallas, 1772; Apis pilipes Fabricius, 1775; Andrena hirsuta Cyrillo, 1787; Apis rufipes Christ, 1791; Apis palmipes Rossi, 1792; Anthophora nigrofulva Lepeletier, 1841; Anthophora pennata Lepeletier, 1841; Anthophora sicula Smith, 1854, female only; Anthophora personata var squalens Dours, 1870; Podalirius acervorum var albipes Friese, 1896; Podalirius acervorum var niger Friese, 1896; Podalirius acervorum var nigripes Friese, 1896; Anthophora soror Pérez, 1911; Anthophora acervorum var dimidiata Alfken, 1913; Anthophora acervorum var intermixta Alfken, 1913; Anthophora acervorum var varians Friese, 1922; Anthophora acervorum var lisbonensis Cockerell, 1922; Anthophora acervorum palestinensis Hedicke, 1936; Anthophora acervorum cypriaca Mavromoustakis, 1957

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Subgenus: Anthophora

Anthophora plumipes, Male, hind leg hairs
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Anthophora plumipes, Male, hind leg hairs

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Anthophora plumipes, Male, dorsal abd
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Anthophora plumipes, Male, dorsal abd
Anthophora plumipes, Male backlit fuzz
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Anthophora plumipes, Male backlit fuzz

Anthophora plumipes, M body fuzz
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Anthophora plumipes, M body fuzz
Anthophora plumipes, Male dorsal head thorax
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Anthophora plumipes, Male dorsal head thorax

Anthophora plumipes, Male dorsal view
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Anthophora plumipes, Male dorsal view
Anthophora plumipes, Male face 2
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Anthophora plumipes, Male face 2

Anthophora plumipes, Male posterior view
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Anthophora plumipes, Male posterior view
Anthophora plumipes, Male L side
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Anthophora plumipes, Male L side

Anthophora plumipes, Male tongue
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Anthophora plumipes, Male tongue
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Anthophora plumipes
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Anthophora plumipes
Overview
Introduced in the 80's or 90's in Beltsville, Maryland. That colony maintained itself for at least several years. One individual was captured in 2002 in nearby Bowie, Maryland and now (2007) the species seems to be regular throughout the Washington D.C. region. Observers should be on the lookout as this species spreads

Identification
Female has a mix of smokey white and black hairs througout the scutum as well as a having the first flagellar segment about as long as the 2nd - 5th. The golden scopal hairs are distinctive.

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Male waiting for females. Brje pri Komnu, Kras, April 1992.

 

Anthophora plumipes (Pallas, 1772)

 

 

West Palaearctic species, widely distributed in Slovenia.

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

Univoltine. Flies from March to June.

 

Female on Ajuga . Lukovica pri Brezovici, April 2008.

 

Female digging the nest burrow. Brje pri Komnu, Kras, April 1992.

 

Black female (a colour form). Kavčič, Rakitovec, Kraški rob, June 2009.

 

Razširjenost vrste v Sloveniji.

Zelo razširjena in pogosta vrsta.

 

Andrej Gogala: Bee fauna of Slovenia

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