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Perdita laticincta Swenk and Cockerell, 1907


Scientific Name: Perdita laticincta Swenk and Cockerell, 1907

Common Name: Perdita laticincta


Perdita laticincta Swenk and Cockerell 1907: 52 [♀, ♂].

     Cotypes ♀, ♂. USA, Nebraska, Sioux County, Glen, 20 August 1906, by H.S. Smith, on Helianthis petiolaris [CAS no. 15436].


Taxonomic notes: the holotype is at CAS, though Muma (1952: 27) also indicated ♀ and ♂ paratypes at UNSM.

DNA Barcode Index Number (BIN): BOLD:ADN2764

Distribution in Canada: Onuferko et al. 2023 [AB, SK].


Onuferko TM, Buck M, Gibbs J, Sokoloff PC (2023) Asymmetric responses by bees and aculeate wasps to dune stabilisation across the southern Canadian prairies Insect Diversity and Conservation 16:

Swenk MH, Cockerell TDA (1907) The bees of Nebraska.–I. Entomological News 18: 51-58.

Sociality: Solitary
Nesting: Ground
Pollen Specialization: Narrow Oligolecty
Wintering Stage: Mature Larva

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Helianthus petiolaris, Solidago canadensis, Helianthus sp.

Distribution: Alberta, Saskatchewan
Ecozone: Prairie

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