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Melitta tomentosa Friese, 1900
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Subgenus: Cilissa


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Female on Campanula pyramidalis . Veli Badin, Sočerga, Istra, August 2008.

 

Melitta tomentosa Friese, 1900

 

 

Endemic species of Istria and Quarner (Croatia, Slovenia and Italy). In Slovenia at the Karst edge in Slovene Istria (sub-Mediterranean region).

Monolectic, on Campanula pyramidalis (Campanulaceae) specialized species (personal observations). Nests probably in burrows in the ground.

Univoltine. Flies in August and September.

 

Female on Campanula pyramidalis . Kavčič, Rakitovec, Istra, September 2007.

A. Gogala, 2009:

Kraški rob premore tudi endemično vrsto čebele.

Female on Campanula pyramidalis . Kavčič, Rakitovec, August 2009.

 

Male on Campanula pyramidalis . Kavčič, Rakitovec, August 2009.

 

Razširjenost vrste v Sloveniji.

Znana le s Kavčiča in Velega Badina na Kraškem robu.

 

Left: Known distribution of Melitta tomentosa . Records are taken from D. Michez & C. Eardley, 2007 , and the records from Slovenia are added.

 

Andrej Gogala: Bee fauna of Slovenia

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