Species

male; lateral view

Scientific Name: Calliopsis australior Cockerell, 1897

Common Name: Calliopsis australior

Taxonomy

Calliopsis australior Cockerell, 1897: 349 [♀, ♂]

     Holotype ♀. USA, New Mexico, Mesilla, 29 May [no year provided], by T.D.A. Cockerell, on on Dithyrea wislizeni [USNM no. 3700].

 

References

Cockerell TDA (1897) New and little-known North American bees. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 49: 334-355. http://www.jstor.org/stable/4062289

Sociality: Solitary
Nesting: Ground
Pollen Specialization: Narrow Oligolecty
Wintering Stage: Mature Larva

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Lepidium sp., Peritoma serrulata

Distribution: Manitoba, Saskatchewan
Ecozone: Prairie

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