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Perdita tridentata Stevens, 1919


Scientific Name: Perdita tridentata Stevens, 1919

Common Name: Perdita tridentata


Perdita tridentata Stevens, 1919: 206 [♂].

     Holotype ♂. USA, North Dakaota, Pleasant Lake, 11 August 1913, on Helianthus petiolaris [USNM no. 23946].


Taxonomic notes: The ♀ described by Stevens (1921: 66).

DNA Barcode Index Number (BIN): BOLD:AEA7373

Distribution in Canada: Gibbs et al. 2023 [MB]; Onuferko et al. 2023 [SK, MB]; AB [RAM]


Stevens OA (1919) The panurgine bees of North Dakota and a new Epeolus (Hym.). The Canadian Entomologist 51(8): 205-210.

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.

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:

Stevens OA (1921) Further notes on evening flowers, panurgine and halictine bees. The Canadian Entomologist 53(3): 65-69.

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

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Grindelia squarrosa, Helianthus petiolaris

Distribution: Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
Ecozone: Prairie

female; lateral view
female; lateral view

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