The species is a European endemic that occurs in north and central Europe. The extent of occurrence (EOO) is 4,718,651 km2 and the area of occupancy (AOO) is 5,576 km2.
Habitat and Ecology
The species is a brood parasite of other bees, probable Andrena nitida and A. carantonica are hosts (Stoeckhert 1933, Westrich 1989) possibly also Andrena nigroaenea (Stoeckhert 1933, Westrich 1989).
The species occurs in all kind of habitats: rich flowering grasslands, verges, dykes, edges of woods, diggings, heathland, railway areas, parks, gardens (J. Smit pers. obs. 2013).
Nomada flava is univoltine (it has one generation per year) and flies in the spring; from late March to late June, rarely July.
Animal / kleptoparasite
larva of Nomada flava kleptoparasitises pollen store of Andrena
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage: Nomada flava
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 8
Species With Barcodes: 1
IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category
Red List Criteria
Global and European regional assessment: Least Concern (LC)
EU 27 regional assessment: Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large and stable overall population, and no major threats.
The species is abundant and populations are stable.
There are no major threats to this species.
This species is included in the National Red List of Sweden (Data Deficient; Gärdenfors 2010).
It occurs in protected areas.
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