Scientific Name: Ashmeadiella cubiceps (Cresson, 1879)

Common Name: Ashmeadiella cubiceps


Heriades (?) cubiceps Cresson, 1879: 205 [♀].

Syntypes ♀. USA, Nevada, by [H.K.] Morrison [ANSP no. 2246]. This is supported also on the USMN page.

Titusella clypeata Michener, 1936a: 93 [♀].

Holotype ♀. USA, California, Los Angeles Co., Eagle Rock Hills, 14 April 1933, by C.D. Michener, ex. Rhamnus crocea [CAS].


The ♂‚ (of A. cubiceps cylpeata) was first described by Michener (1939).


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

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Chaenactis sp., Rhamnus sp., Cryptantha sp.

Distribution: British Columbia
Ecozone: Western Interior Basin

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