- Small sized solitary species (7-9mm)
- Thorax black with few hairs
- Abdomen black with few hairs
- Males generally smaller than females, with hairier faces
Not common or known to be associated with a particular habitat type
Ground nesting (sandy/lime soils)
Polylectic - Anthriscus, Aegopodium, Taraxacum, Veronica
Central and eastern Europe, northwards to 65ºN, in parts of southern Europe
Records submitted to Data Centre in 2019
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Conservation status: FitzPatrick Ú., Murray T.E., Byrne A., Paxton R.J., Brown M.J.F. (2006) Regional Red List of Irish Bees, Publ. Rep. to National Parks and Wildlife Service (Ireland) and Environment and Heritage Service (N. Ireland). http://www.npws.ie/publications/red-lists
Flowers visited & World distribution: Westrich, P. (1989) Die Wildbienen Baden-Württembergs. Eugen Ulmer, Stuttgart, Germany.