Heriades cressoni Michener, 1938
Scientific Name: Heriades cressoni Michener, 1938
Common Name: Cresson s Armored-Resin Bee
Heriades (Physostetha) cressoni Michener, 1938: 529 [♀, ♂].
Holotype ♀. USA, California, San Bernardino Mountains, Bluff Lake, 15 July 1934, by C.D. Michener [CAS no. 4600].
Taxonomic Notes: Michener (1938: 529) indicated that Cockerell (1897: 137, 1930: 4) had previously identified this as H. carinata Cresson.
DNA Barcode Index Number (BIN): BOLD:AAD3798
Distribution in Canada: Hurd and Michener 1955 [BC]; Elwell 2012 [BC]; Rowe 2017 [BC]; 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.https://journal.entsocbc.ca/index.php/journal/article/view/1001/1097
Cockerell TDA (1930) Bees from Mesa Verde, Colorado, in the American Museum of Natural History. American Museum Novitates 397: 1-8.
Hurd PD, Michener CD (1955) The megachiline bees of California. Bulletin of the California Insect Survey 3: 1-247.
Michener CD (1938) American bees of the genus Heriades. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 31(4): 514-531. https://doi.org/10.1093/aesa/31.4.514
Cockerell TDA (1897) Contributions from the New Mexico biological station.—VI. The New Mexico bees of the genus Heriades, and a new Halictus. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 6 19(116): 135-143. https://doi.org/10.1080/00222939708680608
Nesting: Cavity Renter
Pollen Specialization: Polylectic
Wintering Stage: Mature Larva
Distribution: British Columbia
Ecozone: Western Interior Basin