Female on the host's nesting ground, just before flying up. Iški Vintgar, May 2008.
European species. In Slovenia in the Dinaric (Iški Vintgar) and sub-Pannonian regions.
Cleptoparasitic species. Host:
Partly bivoltine. Flies from April to June and from July to September, but the status of some forms, parasitizing other hosts (
Andrena ventralis, A. argentata
), is not clear. They could be distinct species. It is univoltine in Slovenia, like its host.