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Habropoda miserabilis Cresson, 1878


Scientific Name: Habropoda miserabilis Cresson, 1878

Common Name: Pacific Dune Mountain Digger Bee


Anthophora miserabilis Cresson, 1878: 191 [♂].

     Holotype ♂. USA, California, by H. Edwards [ANSP no. 2285].

Emphoropsis murihirta murina Cockerell, 1909: 414 [♂]. Synonymy by Brooks (1988: 568).

     Holotype ♂. USA, California, San Francisco Co., October [USNM no. 12237].


Taxonomic Notes: The ♀ was described by Fowler (1899: 284).


DNA Barcode Index Number (BIN): BOLD:ADH4210


Distribution in Canada: Sheffield and Heron 2019 [BC].


Sheffield CS, Heron JM (2019) The bees of British Columbia (Hymenoptera: Apoidea, Apiformes). Journal of the Entomological Society of British Columbia 115: 44-85.

Brooks RW (1988) Systematics and phylogeny of anthophorine bees (Hymenoptera; Anthophoridae: Anthophorini). The University of Kansas Science Bulletin 53(9): 437-575.

Cresson ET (1878) Descriptions of new species of North American bees. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 30: 181-221.

Cockerell TDA (1909) Descriptions of some bees in the U.S. National Museum. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 36(1674): 411-420.

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

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Not Available

Distribution: British Columbia
Ecozone: Pacific Maritime

female; lateral view
female; lateral view
male; lateral view
male; lateral view

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