|Above or under ground, preferably in old mouse nests, but also in bird nests, barns, and sheds.
A variety of wild flowers, including nettles,Himalayan balsam,cabbage
thistle, knapweed, vetches, red and white clover and fruit trees.
of the common carder bee is either yellowish or reddish-brown in color.
The hair of the first four abdominal segments are gray in color, while
the hair of the fifth and sixth terga are yellowish or reddish-brown.
15 - 18 mm long. Wingspan: 28 - 32 mm.
9 - 15 mm long. Wingspan: 24 - 27 mm.
12 - 14 mm long. Wingspan: 24 - 27 mm.