Species

Scientific Name: Andrena subtilis Smith, 1879

Common Name: Andrena subtilis

Taxonomy

Andrena subtilis Smith, 1879: 55 [♀]

     Holotype ♀. Vancouver Island, by Lyall [BMNH]

Andrena seminigra Viereck, in Viereck et al. 1904d: 221 [♀] [synonymy by Cockerell (1906b)]

Andrena semicyanea Cockerell, 1924b: 58 [♀] [synonymy by Linsley (1951)]

 

Note: ♂‚ described by LaBerge and Bouseman (1970).

 

Biology

Kathirithamby and Taylor (2005) report this species as a host to the strepsipteran Stylops californicus Pierce.

 

References

Kathirithamby J, Taylor SJ (2005) A new species of Halictophagus (Insecta: Strepsiptera: Halictophagidae) from Texas, and a checklist of Strepsiptera from the United States and Canada. Zootaxa 1056: 1-18.

Sociality: Solitary
Nesting: Ground
Wintering Stage: Adult

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Not Available

Distribution: British Columbia
Ecozone: Pacific Maritime, Western Interior Basin

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