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Nomada aldrichi Cockerell, 1910


Scientific Name: Nomada aldrichi Cockerell, 1910

Common Name: Aldrich\\\'s Nomad Bee


Nomada vicinalis aldrichi Cockerell, 1910: 368 [♂].

     Syntype ♂. USA, Idaho, Moscow, by W.J. Fox [ANSP no. 13132].


Taxonomic Notes: The ♀ is unknown.

First considered a full species by Cockerell (1921: 7).

Distribution in Canada: Cockerell 1916 [BC]; Sheffield and Heron 2019 [BC].


Cockerell TDA (1910) Descriptions and records of bees.—XXVII. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 8 5(28): 361-369.

Cockerell TDA (1916) Some bees in the British Museum. The Canadian Entomologist 48(8): 272-274.

Sheffield CS, Heron JM (2019) The bees of British Columbia (Hymenoptera: Apoidea, Apiformes). Journal of the Entomological Society of British Columbia 115: 44-85.

Cockerell TDA (1921) Western bees obtained by the American Museum expeditions. American Museum Novitates 24: 1-15.

Sociality: Parasitic
Nesting: Ground
Pollen Specialization: Not Applicable

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Not Available

Distribution: British Columbia
Ecozone: Western Interior Basin

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