Species

Scientific Name: Megachile campanulae (Robertson, 1903)

Common Name: Megachile campanulae

Taxonomy

Oligotropus campanulae Robertson, 1903: 171 [♀,♂]

     Lectotype â™‚ [designated by W.E. LaBerge, in Webb 1980: 118]. USA, Illinois, Carlinville, 30 July 1888, by C. Robertson, on Campanula americana [INHS, Robertson no. 8320]

Oligotropus wilmingtoni Mitchell, 1924: 156 [♀,♂] [synonymy by Mitchell 1937: 391 (as subspecies)]

     Holotype â™€. USA, North Carolina, Wilmington, 2 August 1921, by T.B. Mitchell, on Strophostyles [USNM no. 28351]

 

References

Mitchell TB (1924) New megachilid bees. Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society 40: 154-165.

Mitchell TB (1937d) 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.

Robertson C (1903) Synopsis of Megachilidae and Bombinae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 29: 163-178.

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

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Not Available

Distribution: Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan
Ecozone: Mixwood Plains, Prairie

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