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Coelioxys hirsutissimus Cockerell, 1912


Scientific Name: Coelioxys hirsutissimus Cockerell, 1912

Common Name: Coelioxys hirsutissimus


Coelioxys hirsutissima Cockerell, 1912: 168 [♂‚]

     Holotype ♂‚. USA, California, San Jacinto Mts., Kenworthy, 5000 ft, 8 June [no year provided], by F. Grinnell, Jr. [AMNH]


Species Notes

The ♀ described by Baker (1975: 724).

The DNA Barcode Index Number (BIN) for this species is BOLD:AAM0326.



♀ body length:  mm; head length:  mm; head width:  mm; forewing length:  mm

♂‚ body length: mm; head length:  mm; head width:  mm; forewing length:  mm


Approximate Global Extent of Occurrence (EOO) ( km2

Index of Area of Occupancy (IAO) in Canada ( 4 km2



Baker JR (1975) Taxonomy of five Nearctic subgenera of Coelioxys (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). The University of Kansas Science Bulletin 50(12): 649-730. 

Cockerell TDA (1912) Some parasitic bees (Coelioxys). The Canadian Entomologist 44(6): 165-170.

Sociality: Parasitic
Pollen Specialization: Not Applicable
Wintering Stage: Mature Larva

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Not Available

Distribution: British Columbia
Ecozone: Western Interior Basin

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