Scientific Name: Sphecodes aroniae Mitchell, 1960
Common Name: Chokeberry Cuckoo Sweat Bee
Sphecodes aroniae Mitchell, 1960: 474 [♀,♂‚]
Holotype ♂‚. USA, North Carolina, Beaufort, 20 April 1947, by T.B. Mitchell, on Aronia [USNM no. 75231]
Mitchell (1960: 475) incorrectly recorded the date for this species as 30 April 1947.
Mitchell TB (1960) Bees of the Eastern United States. Volume 1. North Carolina Agricultural Experiment Station Technical Bulletin 141: 1-538.
Pollen Specialization: Not Applicable
Wintering Stage: Adult
Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Aronia sp.
Ecozone: Mixwood Plains