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Lasioglossum lionotus (Sandhouse, 1923)


Scientific Name: Lasioglossum lionotus (Sandhouse, 1923)

Common Name: Smooth-backed Sweat Bee


Dialictus lionotus Sandhouse, 1923: 194 [♂].

     Holotype ♂. USA, Colorado, by Baker [NMNH].

Paralictus asteris Mitchell, 1960: 446 [♀, ♂]. Synonymy by Gibbs (2011: 136).

     Holotype ♀. USA, North Carolina, Cliffs of the Neuse State Park, Wayne Co., 21.x.1955, by Mitchell [NCSU].


Sociality: Social Parasite
Nesting: Ground
Pollen Specialization: Not Applicable
Wintering Stage: Mated Female

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Melilotus sp., Aster sp., Robinia sp.

Distribution: New Brunswick, Ontario
Ecozone: Mixwood Plains

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