female; lateral view

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. 6372]

♀ described by Stevens 1921

Stevens OA (1919) The panurgine bees of North Dakota and a new Epeolus (Hym.). The Canadian Entomologist 51(8): 205‑210. https://doi.org/10.4039/ent51205-8

Stevens OA (1921) Further notes on evening flowers, panurgine and halictine bees. The Canadian Entomologist 53(3): 65-69. https://doi.org/10.4039/Ent5365-3

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, Saskatchewan
Ecozone: Prairie

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