Scientific Name: Dufourea dilatipes
Common Name: Dufourea dilatipes
Dufourea dilatipes Bohart, 1948: 135 (â™‚, â™€ description).
Morphology & Traits
The main diagnostic characteristics of this species are brown body pubescence, longer clypeus, dull propodeal triangle and densely punctate mesoscutellum. Those observed only in the male are\\\\r\\\\nthe robust hind femur and triangular hind tibia, S4 with medial process on apical margin, S6 with medial process gradually curved. This species is similar to D. maura in its robust body and wide head (D. maura generally larger), however the latter has black body pubescence,shorter clypeus, shiny propodeal triangle, and sparsely\\\\r\\\\nmesoscutellum; the male has simple hind legs and S6 with process angulate.
Pollen Specialization: Narrow Oligolecty
Distribution: Alberta, British Columbia
Ecozone: Montane Cordillera, Prairie, Western Interior Basin