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Nomada fervida Smith, 1854


Scientific Name: Nomada fervida Smith, 1854

Common Name: Fervid Nomad Bee


Nomada fervida Smith, 1854: 247 [♀].

     Holotype ♀. USA, Georgia [NHM no. 17B.580].

Nomada crassula Cockerell, 1903: 610 [“♀” = ♂]. Synonymy by pre Michener 1951

     Holotype ♂. USA, Louisiana, 2563 [USNM no. 13171].

Nomada wisconsinensis Graenicher, 1911: 239 [♀, ♂]. Synonymy by Droege et al. (2010: 9).

     Lectotype ♀, designated by Droege et al. (2010: 9). USA, Wisconsin, Burnett County, Randall, 5-7 August 1909 [Milwaukee Public Museum no. 29752].


Taxonomic notes:

DNA Barcode Index Number (BIN): BOLD:ACE7132

Distribution in Canada: Droege et al. 2010 [ON]; Pindar 2014 [ON]; Gibbs et al. 2023 [MB]; BOLD [ON].



Graenicher S (1911) Bees of northwestern Wisconsin. Bulletin of the Public Museum of Milwaukee 1: 221-249.

Gibbs J, Hanuschuk E, Miller R, Dubois M, Martini M, Robinson S, Nakagawa P, Sheffield CS, Onuferko T (2023) A checklist of the bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) of Manitoba, Canada. The Canadian Entomologist 155: E3.

Droege S, Rightmyer MG, Sheffield CS, Brady SG (2010) New synonymies in the bee genus Nomada from North America (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Zootaxa 2661: 1-32.

Cockerell TDA (1903) North American bees of the genus Nomada. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 55: 580-614.

Pindar AN (2014) The effect of fire disturbance on bee community composition in Oak Savannah habitat in southern Ontario, Canada. PhD Thesis, York University, Toronto. xiv + 160

Sociality: Parasitic
Nesting: Ground
Pollen Specialization: Not Applicable
Wintering Stage: Adult

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Not Available

Distribution: Manitoba, Ontario
Ecozone: Mixwood Plains

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