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Lasioglossum tuolumnense Gibbs, 2009


Scientific Name: Lasioglossum tuolumnense Gibbs, 2009

Common Name: Tuolumne Sweat Bee


Lasioglossum (Dialictus) tuolumnense Gibbs, 2009: 382 [♀, ♂].

     Holotype . USA, California, Tuolumne Co., 2.2 mi. WNW Mount Gibson, 2036 m, 11S E259578 N4210496 (N38.01029, W119.738), 1 August 2005, by L. Fuerst and H. Briggs [BCLU no. BBSL628456].


DNA Barcode Index Number (BIN): BOLD:AAD3535

Distribution in Canada: Heron and Sheffield 2016 [BC]; Sheffield and Heron 2019 [BC]; Gardner and Gibbs 2020 [BC], 2021 [BC].


Gibbs J (2009) New species in the Lasioglossum petrellum species group identified through an integrative taxonomic approach. The Canadian Entomologist 141(4): 371-396.

Heron J, Sheffield CS (2015) First record of the Lasioglossum (Dialictus) petrellum species group in Canada (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). Journal of the Entomological Society of British Columbia 112: 88-91.

Gardner J, Gibbs J (2020) The ‘red-tailed’ Lasioglossum (Dialictus) (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) of the western Nearctic. European Journal of Taxonomy 725: 1-242.

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.

Nesting: Ground
Wintering Stage: Adult

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Anaphalis margaritacea

Distribution: British Columbia
Ecozone: Western Interior Basin

male; lateral view
male; lateral view

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