Scientific Name: Megachile mendica
Common Name: Megachile mendica
Medler (1965) studied its nesting biology in trap nests in Wisconsin, reporting both Coelioxys sayi Robertson and C. octodentatus Say as nest parasites. Hawkins (1975) also reported it using trap nests.
Medler JT (1965) A note on Megachile mendica Cresson in trap-nests in Wisconsin (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 67(2): 113-116.
Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Not Available
Distribution: British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec
Ecozone: Mixwood Plains, Western Interior Basin