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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Osmia latreillei

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Osmia latreillei

Osmia latreillei is a species of mason bee belonging to the family Megachilidae subfamily Megachilinae.

It is mainly found in France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Greece and Spain.

These mason bees are oligolectic, gathering pollen only from Asteraceae species. They fly from April through July and larvae feed directly on pollen grains.


  • Wafa, A. K. & A. A. El-Berry, 1972b. Nesting behaviour of Osmia latreillei Spin. and Osmia submicans Mor. Hymenoptera: Megachilidae. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Egypte 55: 363-372
  • Mara Surez-Cervera; Jess Marquez; Jordi Bosch; Juan Seoane-Camba - An Ultrastructural Study of Pollen Grains Consumed by Larvae of Osmia Bees (Hymenoptera, Megachilidae)
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