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Anthophora affabilis Cresson, 1878


Scientific Name: Anthophora affabilis Cresson, 1878

Common Name: Anthophora affabilis


Anthophora affabilis Cresson, 1878: 189 [♀, ♂].

     Lectotype ♀, designated by Cresson (1916: 110). USA, Texas, by Belfrage [ANSP no. 2266].

Anthophora (Anthophora) fulvicollis Timberlake, 1951: 59 [♂]. Synonymy by [after 1979

     Holotype ♂. USA, California, Needles, 4 December 1921, by J.A. Kusche [CAS no. 6648].


Cresson ET (1878) Descriptions of new species of North American bees. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 30: 181-221.

Timberlake PH (1951b) New species of Anthophora from the western United States (Hymenoptera, Apoidea). Journal of the New York Entomological Society 59(1): 51-62.

Sociality: Solitary
Nesting: Ground
Pollen Specialization: Polylectic
Wintering Stage: Adult

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Not Available

Distribution: British Columbia, Saskatchewan
Ecozone: Prairie, Western Interior Basin

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