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Lasioglossum reasbeckae Gibbs, 2010


Scientific Name: Lasioglossum reasbeckae Gibbs, 2010

Common Name: Reasbeck\'s Sweat Bee


*Lasioglossum (Dialictus) reasbeckae Gibbs, 2010: 276 [♀].

     Holotype . CANADA, British Columbia, Stoltz Meadows, 15 km E Lake Cowichan, N48°46”54” W123°3’06.9”, 23 July 2005, by E. Elle [PCYU].


Taxonomic notes: The ♂ was briefly described by Gardner and Gibbs (2021: 23).

Distribution in Canada: Gibbs 2010 [BC]; Sheffield and Heron 2019 [BC].


Gibbs J (2010) Revision of the metallic species of Lasioglossum (Dialictus) in Canada (Hymenoptera, Halictidae, Halictini). Zootaxa 2591: 1-382.

Gardner J, Gibbs J (2021) New and little-known Canadian Lasioglossum (Dialictus) (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) and an emended key to species. The Canadian Entomologist 154(1), E3.

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

Sociality: Presumed Eusocial
Nesting: Ground
Pollen Specialization: Polylectic
Wintering Stage: Mated Female

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Not Available

Distribution: British Columbia
Ecozone: Pacific Maritime, Western Interior Basin

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