Abstract. . Walravens.- A pollinator for Ophrys aurelia P. Delforge, J. & P. Devillers-Terschuren 1989 [Natural. belges (Orchid. 8) 76 (1995): 98-102]. The pollination of Ophrys aurelia by a male of Megachilidae, Chalicodoma pyrenaica, is reported for the first time. That observation was made in southern France (Var). Implications of that only piece of information are discussed. 

Key-words: Orchidaceae, Ophrys aurelia, Ophrys bertolonii. Ophrys pollinators, Hymenoptera, Apoidea, Megachilidae, Chalicodoma pyrenaica, Chalicodoma parietina.