Species

Scientific Name: Triepeolus donatus (Smith, 1854)

Common Name: Triepeolus donatus

Taxonomy

Epeolus donatus Smith, 1854: 256 [♀,♂‚]

     Holotype ♀. USA, Ohio, Jefferson County, Mount Pleasant [BNHM no. 17B.519]

Triepeolus cirsianus Mitchell, 1962: 463 [♂‚] [synonymy by Rightmyer (2008)]

     Holotype ♂‚. USA, Indiana, Warren County, 11 August 1953, by Montgomery, on thistle [Purdue Entomological Research Collections]

Sociality: Parasitic
Nesting: Ground
Pollen Specialization: Not Applicable
Wintering Stage: Mature Larva

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Cirsium sp.

Distribution: Ontario
Ecozone: Mixwood Plains