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Habropoda depressa Fowler, 1899


Scientific Name: Habropoda depressa Fowler, 1899

Common Name: California Mountain-Digger Bee


Habropoda depressa Fowler, 1899: 283 [♀, ♂].

     Syntypes ♀, ♂. USA, California, Berkeley, 22 February to 1 May [no year provided] [].


Distribution in Canada: BOLD [BC, Savary Island].

This species has not been verified in Canada, and this specimen is morphologically identical to the dark form of H. miserabilis found at this location, though the DNA barcode matches material in BOLD identified as H. depressa and Habropoda pallida (Timberlake, 1937).


DNA Barcode Index Number (BIN): BOLD:AAN4483

Body length: ♀ 14 mm ♂ 12-13 mm


Fowler C (1899b) The Habropoda and Didasia of California. The Canadian Entomologist 31(1): 283-286.

Sociality: Solitary
Nesting: Ground
Wintering Stage: Adult

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Berberis aquifolium, Collinsia parviflora

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