Taxonomy

Nomada striata

Distribution

Status

Conservation status

ENDANGERED

Species Biology

Identification

  • Medium sized solitary species (9-11mm)
  • Abdomen red, yellow and black. 
  • Abdomen with wide yellow side spots

Habitat

Rare. Most currently known populations are from woodlands.

Flight period

May-July

Nesting biology

Cleptoparasite. Breeds in nests of Andrena wilkella

Flowers visited

Polylectic - Salix, Rubus, Fragaria, Vaccinium, Rhamnus, Melilotus, Veronica, Jasione, Taraxacum

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

North and Central Europe

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2021

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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.

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