Species Account for Coelioxys elongata
Coelioxys elongata Lepeletier, 1841
a cuckoo bee
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Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Essex Vulnerable
Additional Phenology Data
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Taxonomic group: bees and wasps (Aculeata) - County data
Essex Red Data List comment
cleptoparasite on Megachile spp.
Coelioxys elongata is infrequently found, and there are only two previous records for Essex. It is a cleptoparasite on Megachile (leaf cutter bee) spp. References