Species

Scientific Name: Perdita pretiosa Timberlake, 1980

Common Name: Perdita pretiosa

Taxonomy

Perdita pretiosa Timberlake, 1980: 29 [♀,♂]

     Holotype â™€. CANADA, Saskatchewan, 17 miles west of Moose Jaw, 3 August 1971, by C.D. Michener, on Helianthus petiolaris [KSEM no. 1111128]

 

References

Timberlake PH (1980) Supplementary studies on the systematics of the genus Perdita (Hymenoptera, Andrenidae) Part II. University of California Publications in Entomology 85: 1-65.

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

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Helianthus petiolaris

Distribution: Alberta, Saskatchewan
Ecozone: Prairie

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