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Osmia aquilonaria Rightmyer, Griswold and Arduser, 2010


Scientific Name: Osmia aquilonaria Rightmyer, Griswold and Arduser, 2010

Common Name: Osmia aquilonaria


*Osmia (Melanosmia) aquilonaria Rightmyer, Griswold and Arduser, 2010: 47 [♀, ♂].

     Holotype ♂. CANADA, Northwest Territories, km 491, Dempster Hwy., 1000 m, 26 June 1980, by M. Wood and D. Lafontaine [CNC].


Distribution in Canada: Rightmyer et al 2010 [AK, YT, NT, NU, ON, QC, NS]; Sheffield and Heron 2019 [BC]; Gibbs et al. 2023 [MB].


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.

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

Sociality: Solitary
Pollen Specialization: Polylectic
Wintering Stage: Adult

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Salix sp., Rubus sp., Lupinus arcticus

Distribution: Alaska, British Columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Yukon
Ecozone: Arctic, Atlantic Maritime, Boreal Cordillera, Boreal Shield, Hudson Plains, Taiga Cordillera, Taiga Plains, Taiga Shield

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