Species

female; lateral view

Scientific Name: Ashmeadiella californica californica (Ashmead, 1897)

Common Name: Ashmeadiella californica

Taxonomy

Chalicodoma californica Ashmead, 1897: 1 [♂,♀]

Type â™€. USA, California, near Los Angeles, by D.W. Coquillett [USNM no. 5672]

Ashmeadiella coquilletti Titus, 1904: 99 [♀,♂] [synonymy by Michener (1939)][USNM]

Holotype â™€. USA, California, San Diego Co., 26 August 1892, by W.J. Fox [USNM no. 6877]

Ashmeadiella florissantensis Michener, 1936c: 62 [♂,♀] [synonymy by Michener (1936b)]

Holotype â™‚. USA, Colorado, Florissant, 1-23 June [no year provided], by T.D.A. Cockerell or Rohwer [Cockerell Collection as per Michener 1936c]

Ashmeadiella (Ashmeadiella) californica sierraensis Michener, 1939: 51 [♀,♂]

Holotype â™€. USA, California, Tulare County, Giant Forest (Sequoia National Park), 18 July 1923, by C.L. Fox [CAS no. 4733]

Sociality: Solitary
Nesting: Cavity Renter
Pollen Specialization: Polylectic
Wintering Stage: Mature Larva

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Not Available

Distribution: British Columbia
Ecozone: Western Interior Basin