Scientific Name: Osmia californica
Several aspects of the nesting biology of this species were studied by Levin (1966).
Levin MD (1966) Biological notes on Osmia lignaria and Osmia californica (Hymenoptera: Apoidea, Megachilidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 39(2): 524-535. http://www.jstor.org/stable/25083550
Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Not Available
Distribution: British Columbia
Ecozone: Western Interior Basin