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Dufourea maura


Scientific Name: Dufourea maura

Common Name: Dufourea maura


Panurgus maurus Cresson, 1878: 61 [“♀”=♂‚]



Kathirithamby and Taylor (2005) report this species as a host to the strepsipteran Eurostylops tetonensis Bohart.



Kathirithamby J, Taylor SJ (2005) A new species of Halictophagus (Insecta: Strepsiptera: Halictophagidae) from Texas, and a checklist of Strepsiptera from the United States and Canada. Zootaxa 1056: 1-18.

Body length: ♀ ♀ 9.5-10 mm; ♂‚ 10 mm

Sociality: Solitary
Nesting: Ground
Pollen Specialization: Narrow Oligolecty

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Campanula sp.

Distribution: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan
Ecozone: Mixwood Plains, Montane Cordillera, Prairie, Western Interior Basin

female; lateral view
female; lateral view