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Female on the nesting ground of Colletes hederae. Vale, Kras, October 1996.


Epeolus cruciger (Panzer, 1799)



Eurosiberian species. Distributed in a large part of Slovenia.

Cleptoparasitic species. Hosts: Colletes succinctus and C. hederae.

Univoltine. Flies from June to October.


Female on Inula. Raša, dolina Raše, Kras, August 2008 (above and below).



Razširjenost vrste v Sloveniji.

Na Krasu in v Istri pogosta vrsta, drugod redka.


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Andrej Gogala: Bee fauna of Slovenia