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Lasioglossum seillean Gibbs and Packer, 2013


Scientific Name: Lasioglossum seillean Gibbs and Packer, 2013

Common Name: Seillean Sweat Bee


Lasioglossum (Sphecodogastra) seillean Gibbs and Packer, 2013, in Gibbs et al. 2013: 92 [♀, ♂].

     Holotype ♂. CANADA, Newfoundland, Division 1, Colliers, blueberry farm of Martin Walsh, 26 July 2006, by M. Baird [PCYU; DNA Barcode voucher 06-NF-1012].


Distribution in Canada: Gibbs et al. 2013 [NT, AB, ON, QC, NB, PE, NS, NF]; Hicks and Sheffield 2021 [LB]; Gibbs et al. 2023 [MB].


Hicks B, Sheffield C (2021) Native bees (Hymenoptera; Apoidea) collected from Labrador, Canada. Journal of the Acadian Entomological Society 17: 20-24.

Gibbs J, Packer L, Dumesh S, Danforth BN (2013) Revision and reclassification of Lasioglossum (Evylaeus), L. (Hemihalictus) and L. (Sphecodogastra) in eastern North America (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Halictidae). Zootaxa 3672(1): 1-117.

Sociality: Solitary
Nesting: Ground
Pollen Specialization: Polylectic
Wintering Stage: Mated Female

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Not Available

Distribution: Alberta, Labrador, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
Ecozone: Arctic, Atlantic Maritime, Boreal Plains, Boreal Shield, Newfoundland Boreal