Scientific Name: Eucera virgata (Cockerell 1905)

Common Name: Eucera virgata


Synhalonia belfragei virgata Cockerell, 1905: 100 [♀]

     Syntypes ♀. USA, California, Los Angeles, by Davidson []


Species Notes

This species was only recently reported from Canada by Elwell et al. (2016).

Extent of Occurrence (EOO) in Canada (http://geocat.kew.org/): NA

Index of Area of Occupancy (IAO) in Canada (http://geocat.kew.org/): 16 km2




Cockerell TDA (1905) The bees of southern California. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 4: 99-106.

Elwell SL, Griswold T, Elle E (2016) Habitat type plays a greater role than livestock grazing in structuring shrubsteppe plant-pollinator communities. Journal of Insect Conservation 20(3): 515–525. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10841-016-9884-8

Sociality: Solitary
Nesting: Ground

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Not Available

Distribution: British Columbia
Ecozone: Western Interior Basin

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