Taxonomy

Andrena (Plastandrena) pilipes

Distribution

Status

Conservation status

Data deficient - has not been recorded since 1977 (status unclear)

Species Biology

Identification


  • Large sized solitary species (14-16mm)
  • Long flight period: April - August (two generations per year)
  • Thorax black
  • Abdomen black
  • Males generally smaller than females

Habitat

Not recorded since 1977. Habitat associations unknown.

Flight period

April-August

Nesting biology

Ground nesting (sandy soil)

Flowers visited

Polylectic - Aegopodium, Heracleum, Eryngium, Centaurea, Cirsium, Brassica, Sinapis, Barbarea, Trifolium, Melilotus, Salvia, Allium, Fragaria, Rubus, Crataegus

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Almost all of Europe, northwards to 63ºN

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2020

The following map is interactive. If you would prefer to view it full screen then click here.

References

Publications

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.

Images