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Megachile angelarum Cockerell 1902


Scientific Name: Megachile angelarum Cockerell 1902

Common Name: Megachile angelarum


Megachile angelarum Cockerell, 1902: 70 [♀]

     Holotype ♀. USA, California, "So. Cal.", presumably near Los Angeles, 1893, by A. Davidson [Cockerell Collection]


Species Notes

♂‚ described by Mitchell (1937: 386).

The DNA Barcode Index Number (BIN) for this species is BOLD:AAF4184.



Cockerell TDA (1902) Hymenoptera of Southern California—I. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 1: 70-71.

Mitchell TB (1937) A revision of the genus Megachile in the Nearctic region. Part VIII. Taxonomy of the subgenus Chelostomoides, addenda and index (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). Transactions of the American Entomological Society 63: 381-421.

Sociality: Solitary
Nesting: Cavity Renter
Pollen Specialization: Polylectic
Wintering Stage: Mature Larva

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Not Available

Distribution: British Columbia
Ecozone: Montane Cordillera, Western Interior Basin