Scientific Name: Colletes hyalinus hyalinus Provancher, 1888
Common Name: Translucent Plasterer Bee
Colletes hyalina Provancher 1888: 303 [â™€,â™‚]
Lectotype â™€ [designated by Sheffield and Perron (2014)]. CANADA, Ontario, Ottawa, ON, and Hull, Cap Rouge, QC are listed [ULQC no. 1102].
Colletes spurcus Viereck 1903: 59 [â™€,â™‚] [synonymy by Timberlake (1951b)]
Holotype â™‚. USA, New Mexico, Beulah, 27 August 1901, by H. Skinner [ANSP no. 506].
Colletes fraserae Swenk 1908: 41 [â™‚] [synonymy by Stephen (1954)]
Holotype â™‚. USA, New Mexico, Beulah [University of Nebraska].
Colletes cauponarius Cockerell 1929b: 297 [â™€] [synonymy of C. spurcus by Timberlake (1943)]
Holotype â™€. USA, Colorado, Longs Peak Inn, 9600 ft., 19 July, by W.P. Cockerell [CAS no. 15562; was in Citrus Experiment Station, Riverside, California].
Colletes nitidicaudus Cockerell 1929b: 299 [â™‚] [synonymy of C. spurcus by Timberlake (1943)]
Holotype â™‚. USA, Colorado, Longs Peak Inn, 19 July, by W.P. Cockerell [CAS; was in Citrus Experiment Station, Riverside, California]
Species Notes: Three subspecies are recognized, though C. hyalinus gaudialis Cockerell (1905) has not been recorded from Canada; C. hyalinus hyalinus is widespread across the country, C. hyalinus oregonensis occurs in British Columbia (Stephen 1954; Mitchell 1960).
Distribution: Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon
Ecozone: Atlantic Maritime, Boreal Cordillera, Boreal Plains, Boreal Shield, Mixwood Plains, Prairie, Taiga Cordillera, Taiga Plains, Western Interior Basin