Species

female; lateral view
male; lateral view

Scientific Name: Dianthidium pudicum pudicum (Cresson, 1879)

Common Name: Dianthidium pudicum pudicum

Taxonomy

 

Species Notes

This eastern species was recently recorded from Manitoba (Semmler et al. 2018).

 

References

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.

Sociality: Solitary
Nesting: Not Applicable
Pollen Specialization: Polylectic
Wintering Stage: Mature Larva

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Dalea purpurea

Distribution: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
Ecozone: Prairie, Western Interior Basin

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