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Dianthidium parvum (Cresson, 1878)


Scientific Name: Dianthidium parvum (Cresson, 1878)

Common Name: Dianthidium parvum


Anthidium parvum Cresson, 1878

Dianthidium profugum Cockerell, 1923

Dianthidium parvum heteropoda Schwarz, 1934

Dianthidium parvum basingeri Timberlake, 1943

Dianthidium concinnum Semmler et al., 2018: 11. Misidentification.


Dianthidium parvum schwarzi Timberlake, 1943





Anthidium concinnum Cresson, 1872: 270 [♀,♂‚]

     Lectotype ♂‚ [desingated by Cresson 1916: 116]. USA, Texas, by G.W. Belfrage [ANSP no. 2402].


Species Notes

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



♀ 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


Distribution in Canada

This species was first documented in Canada from Manitoba by Semmler et al. (2018: ) as Dianthidium concinnum (Cresson, 1872), the identity corrected by Gibbs et al. (2023).



Cresson ET (1872) Hymenoptera Texana. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 4: 153-292.

Cresson ET (1916) The Cresson types of Hymenoptera. Memoirs of the American Entomological Society 1: 1-141. 

Semmler SJ, Olynyk M, Miller R, Gibbs J (2018) First records of the resin bees, Dianthidium pudicum pudicum and D. simile (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae), in Manitoba, with a key to local species. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Manitoba 73: 5-13.

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Not Available