Scientific Name: Colletes validus Cresson, 1868
Common Name: Long-faced Plasterer Bee
Colletes valida Cresson, 1868: 165 [â™€,â™‚]
Syntypes â™€,â™‚. USA, Massachusetts, by F. Stratton [ANSP].
Notes on Type Material: Stephen (1954) indicated that the holotype was in the ANSP, but did not mention the sex of the specimen. As Cresson (1868) did not indicate a type specimen, it is not clear which specimen Stephen examined, though the Entomology Type Collection at ANSP indicates a â™€ [ANSP no. 2143].
Pollen Specialization: Broad Oligolecty
Wintering Stage: Adult
Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Vaccinium angustifolium
Distribution: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
Ecozone: Atlantic Maritime, Boreal Shield, Mixwood Plains