Sphecodes ruficrus ( Erichson, 1835 ), Erichson, 1835

Bogusch, Petr & Straka, Jakub, 2012, Review and identification of the cuckoo bees of central Europe (Hymenoptera: Halictidae: Sphecodes), Zootaxa 3311, pp. 1-41: 17

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scientific name

Sphecodes ruficrus ( Erichson, 1835 )
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Sphecodes ruficrus ( Erichson, 1835)  

Described as: Dichroa ruficrus Erichson, 1835: 101   –102.

Synonyms: Sphecodes hispanicus Wesmael, 1835: 285   –286.

Sphecodes rufipes Smith, 1853: 37   .

Sphecodes gibbus   var. tunetanus Gribodo, 1894: 293   –294.

Sphecodes atrohirtus Pérez, 1903   (nomen novum for S. hispanicus Wesmael, 1836 sensu Hagens, 1882   ): CCXIX.

Distribution. South and western Europe: Spain, France, Switzerland, Italy, Germany, Hungary, Russia. This species extends its distribution area to north-east ( Westrich 1989, Warncke 1992).

Biology. Species of sandy sites, in southern Europe common in such localities. Herrmann (2006) described the biology and hosts. The main host is Andrena humilis   , also related species A. livens Pérez   and A. taraxaci Giraud   are possible hosts of this species. We have studied this species in Spain in association with A. livens   . Westrich (1989) reported Andrena decipiens Schenck   as a host, but with no further details.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Halictidae

Genus

Sphecodes

Loc

Sphecodes ruficrus ( Erichson, 1835 )

Bogusch, Petr & Straka, Jakub 2012
2012
Loc

Sphecodes gibbus

Gribodo 1894: 293
1894
Loc

Sphecodes rufipes

Smith 1853: 37
1853