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Stelis nitida Cresson, 1878


Scientific Name: Stelis nitida Cresson, 1878

Common Name: Healthy Cuckoo Carder Bee


Stelis? nitida Cresson, 1878: 92 [♀].

     Lectotype ♀, designated by Cresson (1916: 126). USA, New York [ANSP no. 2479].


Cresson ET (1878) Descriptions of new North American Hymenoptera in the collection of the American Entomological Society. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 7: 61-136.

Sociality: Parasitic
Nesting: Cavity Renter
Pollen Specialization: Not Applicable

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Not Available

Distribution: Alberta, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Yukon
Ecozone: Atlantic Maritime, Mixwood Plains, Prairie, Taiga Plains, Taiga Shield