Scientific Name: Sphecodes solonis Graenicher, 1911
Common Name: Sphecodes solonis
Sphecodes solonis Graenicher, 1911: 229 [â™€,â™‚]
Syntypes â™€,â™‚. USA, Wisconsin, Douglas County, Solon Springs, 7-15 July 1909 [Public Museum of Milwaukee nos. 32833, 28399]
Sphecodes morsei Mitchell, 1956: 213 [â™€] [synonymy by Mitchell 1960: 495]
Holotype â™€. USA, Vermont, Ascutney, 14 August [no year provided], by A.P. Morse [MCZ]
Sphecodes packardi Mitchell, 1956: 216 [â™‚] [synonymy by Mitchell 1960: 495]
Holotype â™‚. USA, New Hampshire, Glen House, 24 July 1915 [MCZ]
The DNA Barcode Index Number (BIN) for this species is BOLD:AAF2965.
â™€ body length: 4.00 mm; head length: mm; head width: mm; forewing length: mm
â™‚ body length: 4.00 mm; head length: mm; head width: mm; forewing length: mm
This species is a cleptoparasite, most likely of other sweat bees.
Extent of Occurrence (EOO) in Canada (http://geocat.kew.org/): 5,239,813 km2
Index of Area of Occupancy (IAO) in Canada (http://geocat.kew.org/): 336 km2
Graenicher S (1911) Bees of northwestern Wisconsin. Bulletin of the Public Museum of Milwaukee 1: 221â€‘249.
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: Adult
Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Not Available
Distribution: British Columbia, New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan
Ecozone: Atlantic Maritime, Mixwood Plains, Pacific Maritime, Prairie, Taiga Plains