Species

Scientific Name: Ashmeadiella cactorum cactorum (Cockerell, 1897)

Common Name: Ashmeadiella cactorum

Taxonomy

Heriades cactorum Cockerell, 1897: 140 [♀].

Syntypes â™€. USA, New Mexico, Santa Fe, Mr. Boyle\\\'s garden, 10 July [no year provided], on Cactus radiosus, var. neomexicanus (Eng.), and Colorado, Colorado Springs, July

Ashmeadiella curriei Titus, 1904, Ent. Soc. Wash., Proc., 6: 100.

Ashmeadiella echinocerei Cockerell, 1911a, Can. Entomol., 43: 132.

Ashmeadiella echinocacti Cockerell, 1931, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., 8(10): 543.

Ashmeadiella basalis nigra Michener, 1936c, Amer. Mus. Novitates, 875: 7.

Sociality: Solitary
Nesting: Cavity Renter

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Not Available

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