Scientific Name: Sphecodes autumnalis Mitchell, 1956
Common Name: Sphecodes autumnalis
Sphecodes autumnalis Mitchell, 1956 [♀,♂‚]
Holotype ♀. USA, North Carolina, Southern Pines, 23 September 1950, by T.B. Mitchell [NCSU]
The DNA Barcode Index Number (BIN) for this species is BOLD:AAI0133.
♀ body length: 4.00 mm; head length: mm; head width: mm; forewing length: mm
♂‚ body length: 4.00 mm; head length: mm; head width: mm; forewing length: mm
This species is a cleptoparasite of Perdia octomaculata.
Extent of Occurrence (EOO) in Canada (http://geocat.kew.org/): 159,373 km2
Index of Area of Occupancy (IAO) in Canada (http://geocat.kew.org/): 96 km2
Mitchell TB (1956) New species of Sphecodes from the eastern United States. Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society 72: 206â€‘222. http://dc.lib.unc.edu/cdm/ref/collection/jncas/id/2232
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: Mature Larva
Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Not Available
Distribution: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island
Ecozone: Atlantic Maritime, Mixwood Plains