Data deficient - known from one location
- Very large sized solitary species (15-17mm)
- Females have grey/ginger hairs on the thorax, grey hair bands on the upper abdomen, and dense red hairs on the under surface of the abdomen
- Males are generally smaller and do not have red hairs on the under surface of the abdomen
- Very rare, only known from one location in Ireland
Rare. Habitat associations unknown.
Dead wood nesting
Polylectic - Cirsium, Centaurea, Knautia, Lotus, Salvia, Plantago
North, Central, and Eastern Europe
Records submitted to Data Centre in 2022
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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.