Species

Scientific Name: Megachile circumcincta (Kirby, 1802)

Common Name: Megachile circumcincta

Taxonomy

Apis circumcincta Kirby, 1802. Monogr. Apum Angl., 2: 235 [♀]
Megachile giliae Cockerell, 1906b. Bull. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist. 22: 452 [♂]. Synonymy by Sheffield et al. (2011).
Megachile circumcincta var lactescens Cockerell, 1928. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (10) 1: 355 [♀]
Megachile circumcincta var. griseohirta Alfken, 1929 Ark. Zool. 20A: 7 [♀]
Megachile circumcincta var insidiosa Benoist, 1940. Ann. Soc. Entomol. France 109: 49 [♂,♀]
Megachile (Macromegachile) circumcincta ozbeki Tkalců, 1977. Vêst. cs. Spolec. zool. 41: 235 [♂,♀]
Megachile (Delomegachile) circumcincta numidica Tkalců, 1988. Vêst. cs. Spolec. zool. 52: 57 [♀].
Megachile (Macromegachile) circumcincta etnaensis van der Zanden, 1989. Entomol. Abh. Mus. Tierkd. Dresden 53(6): 73 (sex).
Megachile (Xanthosaurus) circumcincta chinensis Wu, 2006. Fauna Sinica, Insecta 44: 302 [♂,♀] (preoccupied; not Megachile chinensis Radoszkowski, 1874).

Sociality: Solitary
Nesting: Ground
Pollen Specialization: Polylectic
Wintering Stage: Mature Larva

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Not Available

Distribution: Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon
Ecozone: Boreal Cordillera, Boreal Plains, Boreal Shield, Montane Cordillera, Prairie, Taiga Plains, Western Interior Basin

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