Species

Scientific Name: Neolarra vigilans (Cockerell, 1895)

Common Name: Neolarra vigilans

Taxonomy

Phileremulus vigilans Cockerell, 1895: 9 [♂, ♀].

     Types ♂, ♀. USA, New Mexico, Las Cruces, 3800 ft., early September [♂, on Pectis papposa, no year provided], 19 September [♀, no year provided] by T.D.A. Cockerell [location unknown as per Shanks 1978: 243].

Phileremulus nanus Cockerell, 1895: 9 [♀] [synonymy by Michener 1939: 361].

     Syntypes ♀. USA, New Mexico, Santa Fé, 7,000 ft., 10, 14 August [no year provided], by T.D.A. Cockerell, on sandy ground [location unknown as per Shanks 1978: 243]

*Phileremulus mallochi Crawford, 1912: 359 [♂] [synonymy by Shanks 1978: 241].

     Holotype ♂. CANADA, Alberta, Medicine Hat, by J.R. Malloch [USNM no. 15212].

Neolarra (Phileremulus) coloradensis Michener, 1939: 362 [♂, ♀] [synonymy by Shanks 1978: 241].

     Holotype ♂. USA, Colorado, Roggen, 26 August 1935, by C.D. Michener, on Eriogonum [CAS no. 4573].

Sociality: Parasitic
Nesting: Ground
Pollen Specialization: Not Applicable
Wintering Stage: Mature Larva

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Not Available

Distribution: Alberta, Saskatchewan
Ecozone: Prairie