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Melitta tricincta Kirby, 1802
Kirbya_homonym tricincta (Kirby, 1802); Andrena microstigma Eversmann, 1852; Andrena quadricincta Eversmann, 1852; Melitta meridionalis Hedicke, 1933; Melitta tricincta meridionalis Hedicke, 1933; Melitta (Melitta) tricincta meridionalis Hedicke, 1933, valid subspecies

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Subgenus: Melitta

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Male on Odontites vulgaris . Ljubljana, Tomačevski prod, August 2005.


Melitta tricincta Kirby, 1802



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

Oligolectic, specialized on Odontites (Scrophulariaceae). Nests in burrows in the ground, excavated by itself.

Univoltine. Flies in August and September.


Female on Odontites luteus . Zagorje, Pivka, August 2010.


Razširjenost vrste v Sloveniji.

Razširjena, vendar redka.



Andrej Gogala: Bee fauna of Slovenia

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