Species

Scientific Name: Osmia lignaria lignaria

Taxonomy

 

Several aspects of the nesting biology of this species were studied by Levin (1966).

 

References

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: Lupinus sp., Lupinus polyphyllus

Distribution: Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec
Ecozone: Atlantic Maritime, Boreal Plains, Boreal Shield, Mixwood Plains, Montane Cordillera, Pacific Maritime, Prairie, Western Interior Basin