Species

female; lateral view

Scientific Name: Habropoda cineraria (Smith, 1879)

Common Name: Habropoda cineraria

Taxonomy

Anthophora cineraria Smith, 1879: 124 [♀,♂]

Syntypes? â™€,♂. CAN: Vancouver['s] Island [BMNH].

 

Sociality: Solitary
Nesting: Ground
Pollen Specialization: Polylectic
Wintering Stage: Adult

Crop Preference: Medicago sativa, Prunus persica
Non Crop Preference: Salix sp., Penstemon sp., Melilotus officinalis, Salvia sp., Amelanchier sp., Trifolium sp., Phacelia sp., Hydrophyllum sp., Arctostaphylos sp., Prunus virginiana, Ribes sp., Berberis sp., Ribes aureum, Acer glabrum, Quercus sp., Mertensia oblongifolia, Hydrophyllum capitatum, Fritillaria pudica, Mertensia sp., Physocarpus malvaceus

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