Species

Scientific Name: Dufourea monardae (Viereck, 1924)

Common Name: Dufourea monardae

Taxonomy

Conohalictoides monardae Viereck, 1924: 14 [♀,♂‚]

     Syntypes ♀,♂‚. USA [many locations for the ♀,♂‚ [33 specimens in total]

 

Species Notes

Richards et al. (2011) were the first to record this species from Canada.

 

References

Richards MH, Rutgers-Kelly A, Gibbs J, Vickruck JL, Rehan SM, Sheffield CS (2011) Bee diversity in naturalizing patches of Carolinian grasslands in southern Ontario, Canada. The Canadian Entomologist 143: 279–299. doi: 10.4039/n11-010

Viereck HL (1924). The identity of Conohalictoides noveangliae Robertson. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 26(1): 14-15.

Sociality: Solitary
Nesting: Ground
Pollen Specialization: Narrow Oligolecty
Wintering Stage: Mature Larva

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

Distribution: Ontario
Ecozone: Mixwood Plains

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