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Anthophora retusa (Linnaeus, 1758)
Apis retusa Linnaeus, 1758; Apis haworthana Kirby, 1802; Apis pennipes Kirby, 1802; Anthophora intermedia Lepeletier, 1841, partim; Megilla monacha Erichson, 1849; Anthophora ruthenica Morawitz, 1870; Anthophora retusa var meridionalis Pérez, 1879; Anthophora retusiformis Cockerell, 1911; Anthophora retusa var fasciata Alfken, 1913; Anthophora aestivalis baicalensis Hedicke, 1929; Anthophora retusa baicalensis Hedicke, 1929; Anthophora retusa var seminigra Benoist, 1930; Anthophora aestivalis alaica Hedicke, 1931; Anthophora monacha tschelcarica Ponomareva, 1967; Anthophora (Pyganthophora) rudolphae Romankova, 2003

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Female seeking a nest site. Lukovica pri Brezovici, Ljubljansko barje, April 2005.


Anthophora retusa (Linnaeus, 1758)



European species. In the sub-Mediterranean, pre-Alpine and sub-Pannonian regions of Slovenia.

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

Univoltine. Flies from April to June.


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